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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quixotic  \Quix*ot"ic\,  a. 
  Like  Don  Quixote  romantic  to  extravagance;  absurdly 
  chivalric;  apt  to  be  deluded.  ``Feats  of  quixotic 
  gallantry.''  --Prescott. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  not  sensible  about  practical  matters;  unrealistic;  "as 
  quixotic  as  a  restoration  of  medieval  knighthood";  "a 
  romantic  disregard  for  money";  "a  wild-eyed  dream  of  a 
  world  state"  [syn:  {romantic},  {wild-eyed}] 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
  QUIXOTIC,  adj  Absurdly  chivalric,  like  Don  Quixote  An  insight  into 
  the  beauty  and  excellence  of  this  incomparable  adjective  is  unhappily 
  denied  to  him  who  has  the  misfortune  to  know  that  the  gentleman's  name 
  is  pronounced  Ke-ho-tay. 
  When  ignorance  from  out  of  our  lives  can  banish 
  Philology,  'tis  folly  to  know  Spanish. 
  Juan  Smith 

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