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quixotic

quix·ot·ic

quixotic

pronunciation:
kwihk sa tihk
part of speech: adjective
definition: absurdly and impractically gallant or idealistic.
His quixotic plan to become the hero of the people by establishing farms in the desert was ill-conceived.
synonyms:
romantic
similar words:
chimerical, chivalrous, crazy, fanciful, fantastic, foolhardy, gallant, idealistic, impractical, ineffective, mad, preposterous, ridiculous, starry-eyed, unrealistic, utopian, visionary, wild
derivation: quixotically (adv.)