Definitions

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  • adjective Partly rational; employing a certain amount of reasoning.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ rational

Examples

  • The story starts out small and semirational, but each successive version gets a little more elaborate.

    Change Your Reality, Change Your Life

  • It is difficult, however, to find an even semirational explanation for the reckless destruction of the natural environment throughout the once Communist-ruled societies.

    Out of Control

  • You want even semirational, then get them out of my sight!

    Cold Noses Warm Kisses

  • Malone said peevishly, beginning to discover himself capable of semirational English speech.

    Brain Twister

  • Malone said peevishly, beginning to discover himself capable of semirational English speech.

    That Sweet Little Old Lady

  • Another semirational period occurred during some excitement or danger that centered around him.

    The Sky Is Falling

  • To the 'Millo-cracy' so-called, to the Working Aristocracy, steeped too deep in mere ignoble Mammonism, and as yet all unconscious of its noble destinies, as yet but an irrational or semirational giant, struggling to awake some soul in itself, -- the world will have much to say, reproachfully, reprovingly, admonishingly.

    Past and Present

  •  assuming that he is a fairly rational-at times at least-$ semirational  person, we would expect that he had normal brain functions.

    TEDBUNDY

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