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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knight errantry, quixotismnoun

    quixotic (romantic and impractical) behavior

Wiktionary

  1. quixotismnoun

    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.

  2. quixotismnoun

    Quixotry.

Wikipedia

  1. Quixotism

    Quixotism ( or ; adj. quixotic) is impracticality in pursuit of ideals, especially those ideals manifested by rash, lofty and romantic ideas or extravagantly chivalrous action. It also serves to describe an idealism without regard to practicality. An impulsive person or act might be regarded as quixotic. Quixotism is usually related to "over-idealism", meaning an idealism that doesn't take consequence or absurdity into account. It is also related to naïve romanticism and to utopianism.

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  1. quixotism

    Quixotism is the quality or behavior of being excessively idealistic, unrealistic, or impracticable, often in the pursuit of lofty goals or principles, similar to the characteristics of the fictional character Don Quixote from Spanish literature.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quixotismnoun

    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

Wikidata

  1. Quixotism

    Quixotism is impracticality in pursuit of ideals, especially those ideals manifested by rash, lofty and romantic ideas or extravagantly chivalrous action. It also serves to describe an idealism without regard to practicality. An impulsive person or act might be regarded as quixotic. Quixotism is usually related to "over-idealism", meaning an idealism that doesn't take consequence or absurdity into account. It is also related to naïve romanticism and to utopianism.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quixotism in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quixotism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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