quixotic

Definitions:

  • Caught up in the romance of noble deeds and the pursuit of unreachable goals; idealistic without regard to practicality.
  • Capricious; impulsive.
  • Pertaining to or resembling Don Quixote, the hero of Cervantes's celebrated romance of that name; hence, extravagantly or absurdly romantic; striving for an unattainable or impracticable ideal; characterized by futile self-devotion; visionary.
  • Like Don Quixote; romantic to extravagance; prone to pursue unrealizable goals; absurdly chivalric; apt to be deluded. See also <xref urlencoded="quixotism">quixotism</xref>.
  • Like the deeds of Don Quixote; ridiculously impractical; unachievable; extravagantly romantic; doomed to failure.
  • Possessing or acting with the desire to do <xref>noble</xref> and <xref>romantic</xref> deeds, without thought of realism and practicality.
  • <xref>Impulsive</xref>.
  • Like Don Quixote; romantic to extravagance; absurdly <xref>chivalric</xref>; apt to be deluded.
  • not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
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