quixotically
adverb see quixotic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Quixotically — Quix*ot ic*al*ly (kw[i^]ks*[o^]t [i^]*kal*l[y^]), adv. In a quixotic way. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quixotically — quixotic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impractically idealistic or fanciful. DERIVATIVES quixotically adverb quixotism noun. ORIGIN from the name of Don Quixote, hero of Cervantes romance (1605 15) …   English terms dictionary

  • quixotically — adverb in a quixotic manner sent to jail for two years, he has quixotically refused to clear himself by betraying his colleagues • Derived from adjective: ↑quixotic * * * ]ə̇k(ə)lē, ]ēk , li adverb : in a quixotic manner * * * quixotˈically… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quixotically — See quixotic. * * * …   Universalium

  • quixotically — adverb In a quixotic manner …   Wiktionary

  • quixotically — adv. in a manner resembling Don Quixote (chivalrously, romantically, idealistically) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quixotically — quix·ot·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • quixotically adv — This is the fastest way to get drunk, said Tom quixotically …   English expressions

  • half-quixotically — adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • half-quixotically — adv …   Useful english dictionary

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