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ir·ra·tion·al

 (ĭ-răsh′ə-nəl)
adj.
1.
a. Not endowed with reason.
b. Affected by loss of usual or normal mental clarity; incoherent, as from shock.
c. Marked by a lack of accord with reason or sound judgment: an irrational dislike.
2.
a. Being a syllable in Greek and Latin prosody whose length does not fit the metric pattern.
b. Being a metric foot containing such a syllable.
3. Mathematics Of or relating to an irrational number.
n. Mathematics
An irrational number.

ir·ra′tion·al·ly adv.
ir·ra′tion·al·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.irrationally - in an irrational manner; "they acted irrationally"
rationally - in a rational manner; "we must act rationally"
Translations

irrationally

[ɪˈræʃnəlɪ] ADVirracionalmente

irrationally

[ɪˈræʃənəli] adv
[behave] → de manière irrationnelle
irrationally jealous → d'une jalousie irrationnelle

irrationally

advirrational; (= not sensibly)unvernünftig; quite irrationally, he believed …er glaubte gegen jede Vernunft or völlig unsinnigerweise …; he’s irrationally angry with youer ist grundlos böse auf dich

irrationally

[ɪˈræʃnəlɪ] advirrazionalmente
References in classic literature ?
So that, Senor Ambrosia while you consign your friend's body to the earth, you should not consign his writings to oblivion, for if he gave the order in bitterness of heart, it is not right that you should irrationally obey it.
It was necessary then to exact only the most moderate application from natures so little qualified to apply--to assist, in every practicable way, understandings so opaque and contracted--to be ever gentle, considerate, yielding even, to a certain point, with dispositions so irrationally perverse; but, having reached that culminating point of indulgence, you must fix your foot, plant it, root it in rock--become immutable as the towers of Ste.
He did not know why he was so irrationally happy, for nothing was changed in his life or hers.
He had a feeling of insecurity that he fancied quite irrationally the sunrise would dispel.
In giving and accepting battle at Borodino, Kutuzov acted involuntarily and irrationally.
She had spent the whole of the afternoon discussing wearisome details of education and expense with her mother, and she had come to her brother for help, encouraged, rather irrationally, to expect help by the fact that he had been out somewhere, she didn't know and didn't mean to ask where, all the afternoon.
With every reason to be in better spirits than usual, I am unaccountably, irrationally, invincibly depressed.
He was irrationally jealous over his daughters, especially over Kitty, who was his favorite.
I was acting irrationally and couldn't communicate properly due to the stressful condition I was suffering from.
Lawyers for the campaigners argued that the HFEA had acted irrationally and outside its powers.
This new door was opened when authorities irrationally refused to renew resident permits to children over 18 years.
Mr Justice Collins ruled Bridgend County Borough Council did not act irrationally by refusing to sell developer Macob a key piece of land.