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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 ?
He did not know why he was so irrationally happy, for nothing was changed in his life or hers.
In giving and accepting battle at Borodino, Kutuzov acted involuntarily and irrationally. But later on, to fit what had occurred, the historians provided cunningly devised evidence of the foresight and genius the generals who, of all the blind tools of history were the most enslaved and involuntary.
He was irrationally jealous over his daughters, especially over Kitty, who was his favorite.
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.
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.
Contemplating his muscular limb encased in a golf-stocking, and under the strong impression of the information he had just imparted I said wondering, rather irrationally:
He had a feeling of insecurity that he fancied quite irrationally the sunrise would dispel.
He could talk, and not irrationally. Somewhat of a babbler, indeed, did people begin to think him; for he was apt to discourse at wearisome length of marvels of mechanism that he had read about in books, but which he had learned to consider as absolutely fabulous.
This is a person who is a normal, responsible and decent member of society and, for whatever reason, has acted irrationally. I want you to drawa line under this.
Terrorists are trying to make ordinary citizens behave irrationally and senselessly.