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Definition of Irrational

Irrational

  1. Not rational; void of reason or understanding; as, brutes are irrational animals.
  2. Not according to reason; absurd; foolish.
  3. Not capable of being exactly expressed by an integral number, or by a vulgar fraction; surd; -- said especially of roots. See Surd.

Irrational Quotations

Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.
Hugh Mackay

The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.
A. N. Wilson

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

Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion.
Scott Adams

For people of color - especially African Americans - the idea that racist cops might frame members of their community is no abstract notion, let alone an exercise in irrational conspiracy theorizing. Rather, it speaks to a social reality about which blacks are acutely aware.
Tim Wise
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Irrational Translations

irrational in German is irrational
irrational in Latin is insensatus
irrational in Norwegian is fornuftsstridig, irrasjonell
irrational in Spanish is irracional
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