Definitions

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  • adj. Above or beyond the rational.

Etymologies

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extra- +‎ rational

Examples

  • While Mr. Dawkins stands ironically alongside Puritans in his readiness to ban fairy tales, Christian apologists like Lewis and Chesterton embraced them, precisely because to embrace Christian dogma is to embrace the extrarational.

    OK, Virginia, There's No Santa Claus. But There

  • This involves the suppression of normal consciousness, by means of exact­ing psychological and physiological techniques which give the yogin insights that are suprasensory and extrarational.

    Buddha

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