Friday, May 9, 2008

Word of the Day: Quixotic

quix·ot·ic    Audio Help   (kwĭk-sŏt'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
  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).
A reporter used this word to describe Hillary Clinton. Hmm...............