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You have to strike a balance where you’re not telling people that what they’re saying is irrational, silly, crazy.

It’s possible that today’s market is an indication of things to come, where fundamentals play a larger part in valuations, as opposed to the irrational exuberance that has persisted in recent months within tech.

From Fortune

John Coates, a Wall Street trader turned neuroscientist, considers the molecule of “irrational exuberance” in The Hour Between Dog and Wolf.

From Quartz

Primarily, this problem is a byproduct of “irrational exuberance” in the early 2000s and the use of public sector banks by successive governments to propel the economy.

From Quartz

Only a few months ago, this type of behavior would have been considered excessive, irrational, even pathological, and certainly not healthy.

The Samaritan guidelines are written around the assumption that suicide is a purely irrational act, an act spurred by illness.

The fact that the virus is still alive has sustained many safety concerns, both rational and irrational, about its use.

The writing team behind these videos are some seriously mad comedy crackheads, and they manage some brilliantly irrational bits.

Farah, of course, is not alone in holding this acrobatically irrational view.

To a certain degree, there is an irrational sense of betrayal.

He was, I knew, a deep, thinly-covered tank of resentments and quite irrational moral rages.

Suddenly my irrational complaint was silenced as certain words of Saint Paul to the Corinthians reverberated in my mind.

Animals, irrational animals, had told the secret, and birds of the air had carried the matter.

It seemed to me that he was foolish and irrational, altogether unlike himself.

It is an irrational practice, even when adopted by military tribunals.

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On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to irrational, such as: aberrant, absurd, crazy, foolish, incoherent, and insane.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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