简明英汉词典

quixotic
[kwik5sCtik]
adj.
唐吉诃德式的, 狂想家的

美国传统词典[双解]

quixotic
quix.ot.ic
AHD:[kw1k-s?t“1k] 也作 quix.ot.i.cal [-1-k…l]
D.J.[kwik6s%tik]也作 quix.ot.i.cal [ik*l]
K.K.[kw!k6s$t!k]也作 quix.ot.i.cal [!k*l]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Caught up in the romance of noble deeds and the pursuit of unreachable goals; idealistic without regard to practicality.
堂吉珂德式的:沉湎于传奇故事中崇高业绩并追求无法实现的目标的;不考虑到实际的观念的

(2)

Capricious; impulsive:
多变的;易冲动的:
“At worst his scruples must have been quixotic, not malicious”(Louis Auchincloss)
“从最坏的角度来说,他的疑虑肯定是出于一时冲动,而不含恶意”(路易斯·奥金克洛斯)

语源

(1)

From English Quixote [a visionary]
源自 英语 Quixote [幻想家]

(2)

after Don Quixote , hero of a romance by Miguel de Cervantes
源自 Don Quixote 米古尔·德·塞万提斯所描绘的浪漫英雄

继承用法

quixotically
adv.(副词)

quixotism
AHD:[kw1k“s…-t1z”…m] (名词)

现代英汉词典

quixotic
[kwIk5sRtIk]
adj.
愚侠式的,堂吉诃德(Don Quixote)式的;充满幻想的理想主义者的

美国传统词典

quixotic
quix.ot.ic
AHD:[kw1k-s?t“1k] also quix.ot.i.cal [-1-k…l]
D.J.[kwik6s%tik]also quix.ot.i.cal [ik*l]
K.K.[kw!k6s$t!k]also quix.ot.i.cal [!k*l]
adj.

(1)

Caught up in the romance of noble deeds and the pursuit of unreachable goals; idealistic without regard to practicality.

(2)

Capricious; impulsive:
“At worst his scruples must have been quixotic, not malicious”(Louis Auchincloss)

语源

(1)

From English Quixote [a visionary]

(2)

after Don Quixote , hero of a romance by Miguel de Cervantes

继承用法

quixotically
adv.

quixotism
AHD:[kw1k“s…-t1z”…m] n.

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