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quixotic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of quixotic

  1. having or marked by a tendency to be guided more by ideals than by reality <in this age of giant chain stores, any attempt at operating an independent bookstore must be regarded as quixotic> Synonyms idealist, idealistic, quixotical, romantic, starry, starry-eyed, utopian, visionaryRelated Words impractical, unrealistic; crusading, messianic, zealous; dewy-eyed, moonstruck, moony, sentimental, tender-minded; hopeful, optimistic, Pollyannaish (also Pollyannish), rosy, upbeat; doctrinaire, ideological (also ideologic)Near Antonyms hardheaded, hard-nosed, tough-minded, unsentimental; practical, pragmatic (also pragmatical), realisticAntonyms clear-eyed, clear-sighted




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