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 ?
She was nervous and worn out with watching and worry, and in that unreasonable frame of mind which the best of mothers occasionally experience when domestic cares oppress them.
A person can't have everything in this world; and it was a little unreasonable of her to expect it.
After all," he said, "it is unreasonable to keep one man in bondage to the gifts of another.
It was at least something short of positive despair, that to-day she might sit shivering alone, and not suffer continually a new grief, and unreasonable pang of remorse, at every fitful sigh of her fellow sufferer.
But Pearl, not a whit startled at her mother's threats any more than mollified by her entreaties, now suddenly burst into a fit of passion, gesticulating violently, and throwing her small figure into the most extravagant contortions She accompanied this wild outbreak with piercing shrieks, which the woods reverberated on all sides, so that, alone as she was in her childish and unreasonable wrath, it seemed as if a hidden multitude were lending her their sympathy and encouragement.
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?
Under all these circumstances, would it be unreasonable to survey and map out the whale's spine phrenologically?
You don't know what a provoking, stupid, careless, unreasonable, childish, ungrateful set of wretches they are.
This was not an unreasonable requirement, so I gave the order.
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.
I'll lay my life that he meant nothing farther; indeed, it would be very strange and unreasonable if he did.
Sit down; I'll talk to you as long as you like, and hear all you have to say, whether reasonable or unreasonable.