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3 results for quixotic
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quixotic project; quixotic act naives, aussichtsloses Unterfangen {n}; Donquichotterie {f} [geh.]; Hanswurstiade {f} [veraltend]

impractical; quixotic; unrealistic; out of touch with reality; away-with-the-fairies [Br.]; airy-fairy [Br.] [coll.] (of a thing) weltfremd; weltfern; lebensfremd; wiklichkeitsfern; realitätsfern; praxisfremd; praxisfern; unrealistisch; utopisch {adj} (Sache)

his away-with-the-fairies views [Br.] seine weltfremden Ansichten

to be far from reality realitätsfern sein; praxisfern sein

to be out of touch (with sth.) (über etw.) nicht auf dem Laufenden sein

volatile; mercurial; temperamental; capricious; quixotic [listen] sprunghaft; launenhaft; launisch; kapriziös {adj} [psych.]
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