noun, plural ir·ra·tion·al·i·ties for 2.
- irrational number,
Origin of irrationality
Examples from the Web for irrationality
After all, doing so would make them complicit in irrationality, which is against their religion.
There is an honorable dimension to daring rooted in vanity, to reckless boldness, to irrationality in the service of an ideal.
Reality television has never been tame, but aggression, irrationality, and even violence is on the increase.
The act itself is grounded in irrationality, so it often defies rational explanations.
Ignorance is a lack of information, not a genetic defect or a “cultural style;” and irrationality should be fought at every step.
This property is referred to as the “irrationality of dispersion.”
The mere enunciation of the problem is, therefore, an irrationality.Tragic Sense Of Life|Miguel de Unamuno
In 1761 he proved the irrationality of π; a simpler proof was given somewhat later by Legendre.
Up to now he had thought that he could help it—and would, if he were faced with theories and irrationality.Mrs. Maxon Protests|Anthony Hope
Pyrrhonism accepts the irrationality and revels in its dialectic elaboration.Essays in Radical Empiricism|William James