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unreason

[ uhn-ree-zuhn ]
/ ʌnˈri zən /
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noun
inability or unwillingness to think or act rationally, reasonably, or sensibly; irrationality.
lack of reason or sanity; madness; confusion; disorder; chaos: a world torn by unreason.
verb (used with object)
to upset or disrupt the reason or sanity of: The devious plot soon unreasoned the general.
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Origin of unreason

First recorded in 1250–1300, unreason is from the Middle English word un-reson.See un-1, reason
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British Dictionary definitions for unreason

unreason
/ (ʌnˈriːzən) /

noun
irrationality or madness
something that lacks or is contrary to reason
lack of order; chaos
verb
(tr) to deprive of reason
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