Irrationally



[ih-rash-uh-nl] /ɪˈræʃ ə nl/

adjective
1.
without the faculty of reason; deprived of reason.
2.
without or deprived of normal mental clarity or sound judgment.
3.
not in accordance with reason; utterly illogical:
irrational arguments.
4.
not endowed with the faculty of reason:
irrational animals.
5.
Mathematics.

6.
Algebra. (of an equation) having an unknown under a radical sign or, alternately, with a fractional exponent.
7.
Greek and Latin Prosody.

noun
8.
Mathematics. .
/ɪˈræʃənəl/
adjective
1.
inconsistent with reason or logic; illogical; absurd
2.
incapable of reasoning
3.
(maths)

4.
(prosody, in Greek or Latin verse)

adj.

late 15c., “not endowed with reason” (of beats, etc.); earlier (of quantities) “inexpressible in ordinary numbers” (late 14c.); from Latin irrationalis “without reason,” from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + rationalis “reason” (see rational). Meaning “illogical, absurd” is attested from 1640s. Related: Irrationally.

irrational ir·ra·tion·al (ĭ-rāsh’ə-nəl)
adj.
Not rational; marked by a lack of accord with reason or sound judgment.

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