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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an idealistic and utterly impractical manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • Sent to jail for two years, he has quixotically refused to clear himself by betraying his colleagues
  • In the treatment of a criminal it is almost quixotically humane.
  • I must say Mark has behaved extremely well about it, even quixotically.
  • Obama critics from the left are not quixotically tilting at political reality. for more
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