illogical illogical  /ɪ ˈlɑ dʒɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lacking in correct logical relation
  2. (adj) lacking orderly continuity

Usage(s):

  1. He found the secrets of human learning and knowledge hidden behind the cute and seemingly illogical notions of children.
  2. The far more serious problem is Pakistan, a flimsy state with illogical borders, nuclear weapons and a mortal religious enmity toward India, its neighbor to the south.
  3. Passengers complain about rude treatment, inflexible rules, long lines and seemingly illogical and inconsistent policies.

News

  1. 12 Horrible Pieces of Insurance Advice

    Sometimes friends and family members offer bad advice, including tenuous, illogical and even illegal strategies, hoping to save you a few bucks. But the eventual losses can be huge.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX Business

  2. Experts to re-examine DNA clues in fresh Knox appeal

    Contradictions and illogical conclusions in the ruling that freed US student Amanda Knox from jail mean DNA evidence will be re-examined from scratch and witnesses may be re-heard, her lawyer said Tuesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Italian court: Amanda Knox appeal ruling was full of 'illogical' conclusions

    On Tuesday, Italy's high court said the appeals court's acquittal of Amanda Knox in 2011 was filled with “deficiencies, contradictions and illogical” conclusions when it ruled that she was not guilty of murdering roommate Meredith Kercher in Perugia in 2007. The high court has ordered that Knox be retried. The high court said that the appeals court glossed over circumstantial evidence, such as ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "The failed policies of John McCain would be the pig," Obama says. "I mean, just following the logic of this illogical situation."
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. "It would be illogical to train one way and play another," Bravo said. "We're preparing to play the same way we have been doing and we are not going to change just because one result might get us through."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Claudio Bravo Source: The Associated Press

  3. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the head of the Iranian parliament's powerful National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, described the sanctions as "political, illegal and illogical" and said lawmakers would quickly "begin a revision of Iran's...
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Boroujerdi Source: The Press Association

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