>quixotic \kwik-SAH-tic\ – adjective
M-W’s Word Central’s definition of quixotic is: impractical, especially in the foolish pursuit of ideals. It also attributes the word as coming from Don Quixote, who pursued “impossible dreams” in his quest to right the wrongs of the world.
Use in a sentence:
Sally’s dream of having a big family on a part-time salary was quixotic.
The President assured us he wasn’t being quixotic when he promised to lower taxes.
Do you indulge in quixotic thoughts?