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1. irrational

adjective. ['ˌɪˈræʃənəl'] not consistent with or using reason.

Synonyms

  • reasonless
  • blind
  • unreasoning
  • nonrational
  • incoherent
  • unreasonable
  • illogical
  • unlogical

Antonyms

  • coherent
  • rational
  • logical
  • motivated

Etymology

  • irrationalis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Irrational

  • transnational
  • supranational
  • multinational
  • internacional
  • internatonal
  • international
  • binational
  • nationale
  • national

Sentences with irrational


1. Adjective
Morals are derived from beliefs that can be held by anyone, even by people who are irrational.

Quotes about irrational


1. It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
- Edgar Allan Poe

2. ... there is no shame in not knowing. The problem arises when irrational thought and attendant behavior fill the vacuum left by ignorance.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist

3. Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.
- George Jean Nathan

2. irrational

noun. ['ˌɪˈræʃənəl'] a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number.

Synonyms

  • algebraic number
  • real
  • transcendental number
  • irrational number

Antonyms

  • perceptive
  • brighten
  • articulate
  • moderate

Etymology

  • irrationalis (Latin)
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