irrationality

[ ih-rash-uh-nal-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF irrationality
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But machines could not hope to encompass all the irrationality of Man.

Elsmere's irrationality was an aversion to doctors, from the point of view of his own ailments.

This is the fifth example of irrationality and incommensurability.

This is the fourth example of irrationality, or incommensurability.

The irrationality of the defence was a final proof that the lawyer had played him false.

In one of the notes Legendre gives a proof of the irrationality of π.

The irrationality of this world is equaled by its weakness and its licentiousness.

This property is referred to as the “irrationality of dispersion.”

The mere enunciation of the problem is, therefore, an irrationality.

Her hope became such an obsession that its irrationality did not strike her.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from irrational + -ity.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IRRATIONALITY

absurdity

nounridiculous situation or behavior
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