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Definition of Irrational

Irrational
Irrational Ir*ra"tion*al, a. [L. irrationalis: cf. F. irrationnel. See In- not, and Rational.] 1. Not rational; void of reason or understanding; as, brutes are irrational animals. 2. Not according to reason; absurd; foolish. It seemed utterly irrational any longer to maintain it. --I. Taylor. 3. (Math.) Not capable of being exactly expressed by an integral number, or by a vulgar fraction; surd; -- said especially of roots. See Surd. Syn: Absurd; foolish; preposterous; unreasonable; senseless. See Absurd.

Meaning of Irrational from wikipedia

- Irrationality is cognition, thinking, talking, or acting without inclusion of rationality. It is more specifically described as an action or opinion given...
- In mathematics, the irrational numbers (from in- prefix ****imilated to ir- (negative prefix, privative) + rational) are all the real numbers which are...
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- The Irrational Atheist: Dissecting the Unholy Trinity of Dawkins, Harris, and Hitchens is a 2008 non-fiction book by Vox Day. The Irrational Atheist was...
- Irrational Man is a 2015 American crime mystery drama film written and directed by Woody Allen, and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey...
- "Irrational exuberance" is the phrase used by the then-Federal Reserve Board chairman, Alan Greenspan, in a speech given at the American Enterprise Institute...
- 6 8 & 3 4), additive (e.g., 3+2+3 8), fractional (e.g., 2+1⁄2 4), and irrational meters (e.g., 3 10 or 5 24). Simple time signatures consist of two numerals...
- known as rational irrationality was po****rized by economist Bryan Caplan in 2001 to reconcile the widespread existence of irrational behavior (particularly...