unreasonable


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un·rea·son·a·ble

 (ŭn-rē′zə-nə-bəl)
adj.
1. Not governed by or based on reason: an unreasonable attitude.
2. Exceeding reasonable limits; immoderate: unreasonable demands.

un·rea′son·a·ble·ness n.
un·rea′son·a·bly adv.

unreasonable

(ʌnˈriːznəbəl)
adj
1. immoderate; excessive: unreasonable demands.
2. refusing to listen to reason
3. lacking reason or judgment
unˈreasonableness n
unˈreasonably adv

un•rea•son•a•ble

(ʌnˈri zə nə bəl, -ˈriz nə-)

adj.
1. not reasonable or rational; not guided by reason or sound judgment; irrational.
2. not in accordance with practical realities, as attitude or behavior; inappropriate.
3. excessive, immoderate, or exorbitant; unconscionable: unreasonable demands.
4. not having the faculty of reason.
[1300–50]
un•rea′son•a•ble•ness, n.
un•rea′son•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unreasonable - not reasonableunreasonable - not reasonable; not showing good judgment
illogical, unlogical - lacking in correct logical relation
immoderate - beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"
irrational - not consistent with or using reason; "irrational fears"; "irrational animals"
reasonable, sensible - showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"
2.unreasonable - beyond normal limitsunreasonable - beyond normal limits; "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"
immoderate - beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"

unreasonable

adjective
1. biased, arbitrary, irrational, illogical, blinkered, opinionated, headstrong The strikers were being unreasonable in their demands.
biased flexible, open-minded, fair-minded
2. excessive, steep (informal), exorbitant, unfair, absurd, extravagant, unjust, too great, undue, preposterous, unwarranted, far-fetched, extortionate, uncalled-for, immoderate unreasonable increases in the price of petrol
excessive fair, reasonable, moderate, just, justified, warranted, temperate

unreasonable

adjective
1. Not governed by or predicated on reason:
Translations
غَيْرُ مَعْقُولغَيْر مَعقولمُبالَغ، كَثير جِدا
nerozumnýpřemrštěný
urimelig
kohtuuton
nerazuman
ésszerûtlentúlságosan magas
óhófleguróskynsamlegur
不当な
불합리한
neišmintingas
nesaprātīgspārmērīgs
nerazumen
orimlig
ไม่สมเหตุสมผล
vô lý

unreasonable

[ʌnˈriːznəbl] ADJ [person, behaviour] → irrazonable, poco razonable; [price, amount] → excesivo
he was most unreasonable about itreaccionó en forma irracional
I think her attitude is unreasonablecreo que su actitud es poco razonable

unreasonable

[ʌnˈriːzənəbəl] adj
[person, attitude, behaviour] → qui n'est pas raisonnable, déraisonnable
Her attitude was completely unreasonable → Son attitude n'était pas du tout raisonnable.
it is unreasonable to expect that ... → on ne peut pas raisonnablement s'attendre à ce que ...
it is not unreasonable → il est raisonnable
it is not unreasonable that ... → il est logique que ... + subj
it is not unreasonable to ... → on est en droit de ..., on peut légitimement ...
(= excessive) [request, price] → excessif/ive
to make unreasonable demands on sb → trop exiger de qn

unreasonable

adj demand, price etcunzumutbar, übertrieben; requestunzumutbar; expectationsübertrieben; personuneinsichtig; (= showing lack of sense)unvernünftig; to be unreasonable about something (= not be understanding)kein Verständnis für etw zeigen; (= be overdemanding)in Bezug auf etw (acc)zu viel verlangen; it is unreasonable to …es ist zu viel verlangt, zu …; it is unreasonable to blame heres ist nicht gerechtfertigt, ihr die Schuld zu geben; it is unreasonable to expect children to keep quietman kann doch von Kindern nicht verlangen, ruhig zu sein; that’s not unreasonable, is it?das ist doch nicht zu viel verlangt, oder?; you are being very unreasonable!das ist wirklich zu viel verlangt!; look, don’t be unreasonable, it is 100 milesnun mach mal einen Punkt or nun sei mal vernünftig, es sind immerhin 100 Meilen; an unreasonable length of timeübermäßig or übertrieben lange; at this unreasonable hourzu dieser unzumutbaren Zeit

unreasonable

[ʌnˈriːznəbl] adj (person, idea, behaviour) → irragionevole; (price, time) → irragionevole, assurdo/a
it is unreasonable to expect that ... → è un po' troppo aspettarsi che...+ sub
he makes unreasonable demands on me → pretende troppo da me
he was most unreasonable about it → non ha voluto sentire ragioni

unreasonable

(anˈriːzənəbl) adjective
1. not guided by good sense or reason. It is unreasonable to expect children to work so hard.
2. excessive, or too great. That butcher charges unreasonable prices.

unreasonable

غَيْرُ مَعْقُول nerozumný urimelig unzumutbar παράλογος irrazonable kohtuuton déraisonnable nerazuman irragionevole 不当な 불합리한 onredelijk urimelig nierozsądny despropositado, irrazoável неблагоразумный orimlig ไม่สมเหตุสมผล mantıksız vô lý 不讲道理的

unreasonable

a. irrazonable, intransigente.
References in classic literature ?
But, as it is not unreasonable to suppose that I may have held its threads with a more continuous attention than anyone else can have given them during its desultory publication, it is not unreasonable to ask that the weaving may be looked at in its completed state, and with the pattern finished.
But after embattling his facts, an advocate who should wholly suppress a not unreasonable surmise, which might tell eloquently upon his cause --such an advocate, would he not be blameworthy?
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
She had resolution enough to pursue her own will in spite of her brother, but not enough to refrain from unreasonable regrets at that brother's unreasonable anger, nor from missing the luxuries of her former home.
Its difficulty was much enhanced by the mode of publication; for, it would be very unreasonable to expect that many readers, pursuing a story in portions from month to month through nineteen months, will, until they have it before them complete, perceive the relations of its finer threads to the whole pattern which is always before the eyes of the story-weaver at his loom.
If it be so, if I have been misled by such error to inflict pain on her, your resentment has not been unreasonable.
This unreasonable behaviour of the weather, however, could displease no one else in Hayslope besides Mr.
Yet, unreasonable as it may appear, I confess that my feelings were not altogether so ecstatic as when I first called Mrs.
Under all these circumstances, would it be unreasonable to survey and map out the whale's spine phrenologically?
If you had gone through those Cloisterham streets as I did; if you had seen, as I did, those averted eyes, and the better sort of people silently giving me too much room to pass, that I might not touch them or come near them, you wouldn't think it quite unreasonable that I cannot go about in the daylight.
It was some time, indeed, before it came to this, for, but I know not by what ill fate guided, everything went wrong with us afterwards, and that which was worse, my husband grew strangely altered, forward, jealous, and unkind, and I was as impatient of bearing his carriage, as the carriage was unreasonable and unjust.
A person can't have everything in this world; and it was a little unreasonable of her to expect it.