Definitions

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  • adv. Without reasoning; blindly, thoughtlessly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unreasoning manner; without reasoning or reflection.

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

  • adv. in an unreasoning visceral manner

Etymologies

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unreasoning +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I always thought it was unreasoningly weak that heterosexuals would consider gay marriage a threat to their hetero lifestyles.

    Obama At MTV/MySpace Forum: "I Am Disturbed" By Some Of McClurkin's Views

  • Well, now I think it is equally and similarly unreasoningly weak that homosexuals would consider McClurkin a threat to their gay lifestyles.

    Obama At MTV/MySpace Forum: "I Am Disturbed" By Some Of McClurkin's Views

  • But this kind of response - constructive empathy towards those who hate and unreasoningly attack - seems deeply characteristic of the finest of Catholicism's ethical stances.

    Hullabaloo

  • And yet, standing at the periphery of all these marvels, like a bad fairy in a child's nursery tale, is the malignant presence of Jinx Muehlenberg, whose role in the lives of the Wong family is persistent and unreasoningly evil.

    Ursula, Under by Ingrid Hill: Questions

  • He was himself, and in him, in the personality flowing from him, she was unreasoningly content.

    Main Street

  • For a second she unreasoningly wanted to avoid him, but she kept on, and she serenely talked about God, whose voice, Hugh asserted, made the humming in the telegraph wires.

    Main Street

  • “Not easy, if you start reflecting, waiting, estimating your value, appraising yourself, I mean; but to give oneself unreasoningly is very easy.”

    Fathers and Sons

  • Some had come at Ivga's incoherent cries; others had deserted the walls in fear of the onsweeping hordes out of the desert, fleeing unreasoningly toward the center of the city.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • He could not tell much about their features and was unreasoningly glad that he could not.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • She's a very young, talented editor who's been working full-time in publishing since she was a teenager; she raised herself and her sister; she's fun, sharp, and kind, and has an unreasoningly deep love of cows; she has an unlimited future.

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