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.


Here’s the WOW for this week :



Part Of Speech:



quixotically: adverb

quixotism: noun

quixotry: noun




-extremely idealistic

-unrealistic and impractical.


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



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.


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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37 responses to “Word Of The Week (WOW #19)”

  1. tilting at windmills. 😉

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  2. Everytime I read here the word WOW, it reminds me of Kate Bus`s WOW and it´s a good memorie… 🙂

    Have a nice weekend, dear… ♥ …


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    1. I had no clue! I’ll check it out for sure.
      Thanks a lot Maccabros 🙂


  3. and of course – interesting words…

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  4. priyalovingly Avatar

    My WOW for this week http://wp.me/p51kmE-4p

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    1. Thanks Priya I’ll check it out right away! 🙂


  5. priyalovingly Avatar

    Nice choice of word Heena.

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  6. phoenixgrey85 Avatar

    Quixotic… wow I love saying that word. I think I’ve just found a new favourite word. 😀

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    1. That’s lovely! Even I love it ❤

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    1. Thanks Louisi! I’ll check out your’s asap! 🙂

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  7. […] of the Week (WOW) is a weekly challenge created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every […]


  8. Hi Heena. You’re not going to believe this but I was going to do quixotic this week, too. It was suggested to me for Q by a fellow blogger. Never mind, there are plenty of other words. 🙂 So here is the one I’ve chosen instead:

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    1. Really! I really like this word and I can imagine why you were suggested… 🙂
      I did a couple of posts in the beginning with m,n,o and p, so this week I went ahead with q!
      Can’t wait to read your’s 🙂

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  9. Ever felt quixotic to the point of tilting at windmills?

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    1. Hahah! Quite frequently! 😉


  10. I like this word!! 😀

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  11. priyalovingly Avatar

    My WOW for this week

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    1. Hi dear, thanks a lot for participating… I’ll hop over your blog asap and check out your WOW. 🙂
      Thanks again and I hope you’ll enjoy doing these posts 😀

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      1. Well this week the poem came out a bit grim … hope my muse will do better with next weeks!

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        1. Grim’s good for me… I write some really grim stuff myself! Looking forward to read your next piece 🙂


  12. I had never heard this word! … Thanks for sharing! All my best wishes. Aquileana 😀


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