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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Generous to a ridiculous degree. Also: Impractical.

Usage examples (37)
  • Trying to please everyone all of the time is considered to be quixotic.
  • As quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood
  • From Quixote we derived the word quixotic, meaning extravagantly chivalrous and romantically idealistic.
  • "quixotic" - it's amazing the intellectual reach of the man they call Keith Olbermann. for more
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