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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The state or quality of being irrational.
  • n. An irrational idea, expression, or act.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality or state of being irrational; want of the faculty or the quality of reason; fatuity.
  • n. Something which is irrational or brought forth by irrational action, judgement, idea or thought.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being irrational; absence of rationality.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition of being irrational; want of the faculty or the quality of reason; fatuity: as, the irrationality of brutes; the irrationality of a scheme.
  • n. That which is irrational; an irrational thought, action, or thing.
  • n. In mathematics, incommensurability.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being irrational; lacking powers of understanding

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