Synonyms for Quixotic:


all (adjective)
romantic, wild-eyed.
idealistic (adjective)
impractical, starry-eyed, unrealistic, utopian, chivalrous, visionary, romantic.
visionary (adjective)
visionary, idealistic.


hopeless, disadvantageous, faltering, uncompetitive, unpromising, on the rocks, not have a hope in hell, precarious, shaky, unworkable. idealistic, starry-eyed, unrealistic, utopian, hope, visionary, real. impractical (noun)
daring, visionary, idealistic, chivalrous.
quixotic (noun)
romantic, impractical, wild-eyed.

Other synonyms:

starry-eyed. unrealistic. idealistic. idealistic
impractical, visionary.
Other relevant words:
hopeless, uncompetitive, daring, unrealistic, hope, faltering, utopian, idealistic, starry-eyed, chivalrous, real, shaky, visionary, disadvantageous, precarious, unpromising, unworkable.

Usage examples for quixotic

  1. " I have no doubt that you will do your duty, Mr. Maddison," he said coldly; " although, if I may be forgiven for saying so, your method appears to me a little quixotic and, in a certain sense, singularly devoid of consideration for others. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. The matter of getting a living was a difficult one to him then, for the reason that with a pride of race which some might think quixotic he had burdened his young life with heavy obligations not his own. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  3. It may be that it was quixotic on Austin's part. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield