Definition of Quixotically

1. Adverb. In a quixotic manner. "Sent to jail for two years, he has quixotically refused to clear himself by betraying his colleagues"

Partainyms: Quixotic



Definition of Quixotically

1. adv. In a quixotic way.

Definition of Quixotically

1. Adverb. In a quixotic manner. ¹

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Definition of Quixotically

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quixotically

quiverful
quiverfuls
quiverier
quivering
quiveringly
quiverings
quivers
quiversful
quivertip
quivertips
quivery
quixote
quixotes
quixotic
quixotical
quixotically (current term)
quixotism
quixotisms
quixotries
quixotry
quiz
quiz program
quiz show
quizbook
quizbooks
quizlike
quizmaster
quizmasters
quizmistress
quizmistresses

Literary usage of Quixotically

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1909)
"off to find a candidate elsewhere, wondering how a man could be so quixotically altruistic. About January, 1907, Professor Hall found himself incapable of ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1906)
"1783 PUBLISHED TO-DAY THE EVASION BY 1 GLADYS LAWRENCE " EUGENIA BROOKS FROTHINGHAM Romance and reform, a point of honor weakly evaded and quixotically ..."

3. A History of English Literature by William Vaughn Moody, Robert Morss Lovett (1918)
"The and lonely souls in revolt; mysteriously wicked, infernally proud, quixotically generous, and above all melancholy. They all represent the individual in ..."

4. A History of English Literature by William Vaughn Moody, Robert Morss Lovett (1918)
"The Conrads and Laras of the tales are all proud and lonely souls in revolt; mysteriously wicked, infernally proud, quixotically generous, and above all ..."

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