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unreason

[uhn-ree-zuh n] /ʌnˈri zən/
noun
1.
inability or unwillingness to think or act rationally, reasonably, or sensibly; irrationality.
2.
lack of reason or sanity; madness; confusion; disorder; chaos:
a world torn by unreason.
verb (used with object)
3.
to upset or disrupt the reason or sanity of:
The devious plot soon unreasoned the general.
Origin of unreason
1250-1300
First recorded in 1250-1300, unreason is from the Middle English word un-reson. See un-1, reason

reasoned

[ree-zuh nd] /ˈri zənd/
adjective
1.
based on reason:
a carefully reasoned decision.
2.
containing reasons:
a long, reasoned reply.
Origin
First recorded in 1675-85; reason + -ed2
Related forms
reasonedly, adverb
unreasoned, adjective
well-reasoned, adjective
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reasoned

/ˈriːzənd/
adjective
1.
well thought-out or well presented: a reasoned explanation
Derived Forms
reasonedly, adverb

unreason

/ʌnˈriːzən/
noun
1.
irrationality or madness
2.
something that lacks or is contrary to reason
3.
lack of order; chaos
verb
4.
(transitive) to deprive of reason
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