Word Of The Week (WOW #19)

Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me), it’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week. If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.

WOW

Here’s the WOW for this week :

harrow-5Word:

Quixotic

Part Of Speech:

Adjective

Derivatives:

quixotically: adverb

quixotism: noun

quixotry: noun

Pronunciation: 

kwik-sot-ik

Meaning:

-extremely idealistic

-unrealistic and impractical.

Synonyms:

Idealistic, unbusinesslike, starry-eyed, visionary, romantic, extravagant, utopian, unworldly.

Antonyms:

(none)

Word Origin: 

Late 18th century: from Don Quixote + -ic.

Use in sentence: 

  • The expectations of my client, for that project, were quixotic.
  • That historically building was quixotically huge.

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I hope you guys like this word and hope it’s useful to you in some or the other way! If you want to check out more words like this, then visit my page:

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