adjective see irrationalism

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  • irrationalistic — (|)i, ə, (|)ir, (|)iə+ adjective : not based on reason : illogical; sometimes : irrationalist …   Useful english dictionary

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  • irrationalism — noun Date: 1811 1. a system emphasizing intuition, instinct, feeling, or faith rather than reason or holding that the universe is governed by irrational forces 2. the quality or state of being irrational • irrationalist noun or adjective •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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