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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quixotism  \Quix"ot*ism\,  n. 
  That  form  of  delusion  which  leads  to  extravagant  and  absurd 
  undertakings  or  sacrifices  in  obedience  to  a  morbidly 
  romantic  ideal  of  duty  or  honor,  as  illustrated  by  the 
  exploits  of  Don  Quixote  in  knight-errantry. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  quixotic  (romantic  and  impractical)  behavior  [syn:  {knight 

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