quixotic

[ kwik-sot-ik ]

Part of Speech

adjective

Definition

extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticable

Origin + Etymology

from Don Quixote + -ic

Synonyms

  • fanciful
  • fantastic
  • idealistic
  • romantic
  • extravagant
  • starry-eyed

Antonyms

  • unromantic

Example

His approach to dating her was quixotic in every way.

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