Definitions for: Unreasonable


[adj] inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense; "the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman
[adj] beyond normal limits; "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"
[adj] absurd and inappropriate; "the unreasonable nimbus of romance with which she had encircled that man"- Thomas Hardy
[adj] not reasonable; not showing good judgment
[adj] (informal terms) "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"



Webster (1913) Definition: Un*rea"son*a*ble, a.
Not reasonable; irrational; immoderate; exorbitant. --
Un*rea"son*a*ble*ness, n. -- Un*rea"son*a*bly, adv.

Synonyms: absurd, cockamamie, cockamamy, counterintuitive, excessive, fool(a), foolish, goofy, illogical, immoderate, indefensible, inordinate, mindless, reasonless, sappy, senseless, silly, undue, unjustified, unlogical, unrealistic, untenable, unwarranted, wacky, whacky, zany

Antonyms: reasonable, sensible

See Also: irrational

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