What is another word for quixotic?

472 synonyms found


[ kwɪksˈɒtɪk], [ kwɪksˈɒtɪk], [ k_w_ɪ_k_s_ˈɒ_t_ɪ_k]

Related words: Iliad by Homer, quixotic dreams, Don Quixote, quixotic missions, quixotic sense of the world

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    How to use "Quixotic" in context?

    Though the word "quixotic" is often used to describe reckless or foolish behavior, the defining characteristic of the quixotic is its purpose. A quixotic goal is one that is impractical or wildly implausible, but which the individual persists in hoping to achieve nonetheless. Famous historical quixotic figures include Jean-Jacques Rousseau, William Wordsworth, and Robert Graves. In modern life, quixotic goals can often be found in the arts, where great artists sacrifice commercial success in pursuit of loftier goals.

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