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  • adverb In a reasonless way; without reason.

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Examples

  • “The idea that the laws exist reasonlessly is deeply anti-rational” is a deeply anti-rational statement.

    Turtles Much of the Way Down

  • The idea that the laws exist reasonlessly is deeply anti-rational.

    Taking Science on Faith - Two Views

  • And on the screen of the differential oscilloscope the fine green saw-tooth wave-form of the electronic trace, which gave continuously the instantaneous value of the brain's shortage in time, flickered insanely and apparently reasonlessly up and down; occasionally falling clear off the bottom of the screen.

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • But, quite reasonlessly, it was all Francis could do to respond with the politeness which is due to your almost irreplaceable second-in-command on a rush job.

    I've Married Marjorie

  • I am oppressed by a nameless and mysterious suffering, .. my brain is darkened, -- my thoughts but half-formed and never wholly uttered, and I, -- I who once deemed human intelligence and reason all-supreme, all-clear, all-absolute, am now compelled to use that reason reasonlessly, and to work with that intelligence in helpless ignorance as to what end my mental toil shall serve!

    Ardath

  • I repeated basically what I've written here and told the idiot that being reasonlessly happy in a horrible situation was the pathological reaction.

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  • I repeated basically what I've written here and told the idiot that being reasonlessly happy in a horrible situation was the pathological reaction.

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  • Those mass psychoses in which entire garrisons went mad all at once, those mass hysterias in which vast groups of " civilians went reasonlessly out of control, - could not have been brought about by an ordinary mind.

    Children of the Lens

  • Stretts, reasonlessly certain of your supremacy, concentrated upon your evolution from the material to a non-material form of life and performed only limited research into armaments of greater and ever greater power. "

    Masters of Space

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