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1. rationality

noun. ['ˌræʃəˈnælɪti'] the quality of being consistent with or based on logic.

Synonyms

  • logicality
  • logicalness

Antonyms

  • illogicalness
  • reasonable
  • unsoundness

Etymology

  • rationalité (French)
  • -ité (French)

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Example sentences of the word rationality


1. Noun, singular or mass
Logos uses reason and rationality to persuade the reader.

Quotes containing the word rationality


1. We have all forgotten what we really are. All that we call common sense and rationality and practicality and positivism only means that for certain dead levels of our life we forget that we have forgotten. All that we call spirit and art and ecstasy only means that for one awful instant we remember that we forget.
- G.K. Chesterton

2. The neural processes underlying that which we call creativity have nothing to do with rationality. That is to say, if we look at how the brain generates creativity, we will see that it is not a rational process at all; creativity is not born out of reasoning.
- Rodolfo R. Llinás, I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self

3. Definitions are the guardians of rationality, the first line of defense against the chaos of mental disintegration.
- Ayn Rand

2. rationality

noun. ['ˌræʃəˈnælɪti'] the state of having good sense and sound judgment.

Synonyms

  • sanity
  • reason
  • saneness

Antonyms

  • unreasonable
  • implausibility
  • expensiveness
  • immoderation

Etymology

  • rationalité (French)
  • -ité (French)
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