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QUIXOTIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does quixotic mean? 

QUIXOTIC (adjective)
  The adjective QUIXOTIC has 1 sense:

1. not sensible about practical matters; unrealistic

  Familiarity information: QUIXOTIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUIXOTIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Not sensible about practical matters; unrealistic

Synonyms:

quixotic; wild-eyed; romantic

Context examples:

as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood / a romantic disregard for money / a wild-eyed dream of a world state

Similar:

impractical (not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters)


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