Definition of Irrationality

1. Noun. The state of being irrational; lacking powers of understanding.

Exact synonyms: Unreason
Generic synonyms: Insanity
Derivative terms: Irrational



Definition of Irrationality

1. n. The quality or state of being irrational.

Definition of Irrationality

1. Noun. The quality or state of being irrational; want of the faculty or the quality of reason; fatuity. ¹

2. Noun. Something which is irrational or brought forth by irrational action, judgement, idea or thought. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Irrationality

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Literary usage of Irrationality

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1872)
"__ On Lambert's Proof of the irrationality of я-, and on the irrationality of certain other Quantities. By JWL GLAISHER, EA, FBAS The arithmetical ..."

2. Mirrors, Prisms and Lenses: A Text-book of Geometrical Optics by James Powell Cocke Southall (1918)
"irrationality of Dispersion.—Other things being equal, the length of the spectrum or the interval between Fio. 210.—irrationality of dispersion. ..."

3. A Treatise on Plane Trigonometry by Ernest William Hobson (1891)
"... the irrationality of тг. 302. Let /Xe) denote the infinite series then 1 . ... of the irrationality of IT, depends on the 1 Published in the memoirs of ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... means of education and philosophy, to recover his memory of himself and of truth, and thus free himself from the chains of irrationality that bind him. ..."

5. Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools by George Chrystal (1886)
"ALGEBRAICAL AND ARITHMETICAL irrationality. § 1.] In last chapter we discussed the properties of irrational functions in so far as they depend merely on ..."

6. Catalogue of Scientific Papers, 1800-1900: Subject Indexby Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod by Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod (1908)
"... 2920 irrationality and transcendence of particular numbers, such as e and я-. 3630 Expansions in series of functions, other than powers of the variable ..."

7. Ethics and Natural Law: A Reconstructive Review of Moral Philosophy Applied by George Lansing Raymond (1920)
"—When these Demands are not Fulfilled, any Desire may Become Overreaching—Overreaching Desires Tend to irrationality and Selfishness—Even though Primarily ..."

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