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Definition of Rational

Rational

  1. Relating to the reason; not physical; mental.
  2. Having reason, or the faculty of reasoning; endowed with reason or understanding; reasoning.
  3. Agreeable to reason; not absurd, preposterous, extravagant, foolish, fanciful, or the like; wise; judicious; as, rational conduct; a rational man.
  4. Expressing the type, structure, relations, and reactions of a compound; graphic; -- said of formulae. See under Formula.
  5. A rational being.

Rational Quotations

As a spiritual person, nature for me has always been a healing place. Going back all the way to my childhood on the farm, the fields and forests were places of adventure and self-discovery. Animals were companions and friends, and the world moved at a slower, more rational pace than the bustling cities where I'd resided my adult life.
David Mixner

The relationship between parents and children, but especially between mothers and daughters, is tremendously powerful, scarcely to be comprehended in any rational way.
Joyce Carol Oates

Make women rational creatures, and free citizens, and they will quickly become good wives; - that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
Mary Wollstonecraft

Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight.
Marilyn French

Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.
R. D. Laing
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Rational Translations

rational in Dutch is redelijk, rationeel
rational in French is rationnel
rational in Italian is razionale
rational in Portuguese is racional
rational in Spanish is racional
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