quixotic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word quixotic
quixotic== quick + exotic, if you desire something exotic to happen quickly in your life it is just a daydream.
THIS WORD IS DERIVED FROM THE NOVEL....Don Quixote de la Mancha...where the HERO IN THE NOVEL..Cervantes GETS inspired by lofty and chivalrous but impractical ideals.................... SO QUIXOTE....QUIXOTIC....MEANS HAVING IMPRACTICAL IDEAS.......
divide it as quix(quick)+otic.. i IDEALY wanted to be a quick runner but it was IMPRACTICALas i am a fat person..
quixotic=quick+sotic(sortic)...if u sort out things quickly without thinking u ll be FOOLISH AND IMPRACTICAL
if we divide quixotic, we will notice xotic which is similar to exotic which mean unusual
Don Quixote sings the song "The Impossible Dream" in the Broadway play based on the book Don Quixote. So, to be quixotic is to dream impossible dreams.
QUIXOTIC is NOT REALISTIC...just IMAGINATIVE and IMPRACTICAL.
Opposite of PRAGMATIC.....
He has given quick tick on the question paper i.e. without understanding i.e. not practical.