Definitions

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  • adj. lacking reason or purpose

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of reason.
  • adj. Void of reason; not warranted or supported by reason; unreasonable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lacking the faculty of reason; irrational, as an animal.
  • Deficient in reason or judgment; lacking in good sense; unreasoning.
  • Not marked or justified by reason; senseless; causeless; unwarranted.

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

  • adj. not endowed with the capacity to reason
  • adj. not marked by the use of reason
  • adj. having no justifying cause or reason

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Examples

  • He felt toward them a kind of reasonless antipathy that was something more than the physical and spiritual repugnance common to us all.

    Can Such Things Be

  • My dreams, if dreams they may be called, were rhymeless and reasonless.

    Chapter 6

  • I am willing to be convinced I am wrong, if I get something more than reasonless statements.

    Think Progress » ADL asserts Gen. Petraeus ‘erred’ in his recent congressional testimony.

  • As I write this, all the beings and happenings of that other world rise up before me in vast phantasmagoria, and I know that to you they would be rhymeless and reasonless.

    CHAPTER I

  • But the time was at hand, rhymeless and reasonless so far as I can see, when I was to begin to pay for my score of years of dallying with John Barleycorn.

    Chapter 30

  • A reasonless, sourceless case of being Whitaker in a foul mood.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • He feels, with reasonless excitement, at the center of a big accomplishment.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • Any person, anywhere, is in danger of becoming a member of the mindless, leaderless, reasonless zombie hoard to randomly roam the earth eating brains and moaning.

    BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » The Zombie Revolution – Time to Take a Stand

  • He went down the black passages again toward the deep-seated furnace that was within the girl ... that is within every man ... the timeless reservoir of psychic energy, reasonless, remorseless, seething with the never-ending search for satisfaction.

    Wild Dreams of Reality, 5

  • Sure, Star Trek featured such ridiculous things as Romulans, red matter, a time-traveling Spock and Tyler Perry in a reasonless cameo appearance.

    Star Trek Not Far-Fetched

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