Illogical
Illogical Il*log"ic*al, a. Ignorant or negligent of the rules of logic or correct reasoning; as, an illogical disputant; contrary of the rules of logic or sound reasoning; as, an illogical inference. -- {Il*log"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Il*log"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • illogical — UK [ɪˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l] / US [ɪˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l] adjective 1) illogical behaviour, feelings, or actions seem strange because you cannot give good reasons for them She felt illogical guilt after her father died. I know it s illogical to worry so much, but I… …   English dictionary

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