quixotic \kwik-SOT-ik\, adjective:
1. Caught up in the romance of noble deeds and the pursuit of unreachable goals; foolishly impractical especially in the pursuit of ideals.
2. Capricious; impulsive; unpredictable.
|Every time I'm on the verge of a shut out in NCAA '08 the computer responds with a kick return for a TD or a long, quixotic drive marked by improbable catches and numerous broken tackles.|