from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not governed by or based on reason.
  • adjective Exceeding reasonable limits; immoderate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not reasonable or agreeable to reason; irrational.
  • Exceeding the bounds of reason; beyond what is reasonable or moderate; exorbitant; immoderate: as, an unreasonable price.
  • Not endowed with reason; irrational.
  • Not listening to or acting according to reason; not guided by reason; not influenced by reason.
  • Inconvenient.
  • Synonyms Absurd, Silly, Foolish, etc. (see absurd), obstinate, wrong-headed, extravagant, unfair, unjust, extortionate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not reasonable; irrational; immoderate; exorbitant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not reasonable

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

  • adjective not reasonable; not showing good judgment
  • adjective beyond normal limits


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