irrationally irrationally  /ɪ ˈræ ʃə nə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an irrational manner

Usage(s):

  1. And yet absences, like father and race, can quite irrationally open up deep--almost insatiable--longings.
  2. More irrationally still, the subjects were less comfortable with a transparent package than an opaque one, as if it somehow had greater power to leak contamination.
  3. For one thing, they are a dismal, hateful, occasionally violent lot, but they have no history of behaving irrationally in international affairs.

News

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    MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — State authorities are investigating Meriden police's use of a stun gun on an injured man who later died. State police say the man was bleeding from his hands and acting irrationally Sunday night in a rear parking lot of the police station.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Stamford Advocate

Quotes

  • In a letter to Chairman Roy Bostock Thursday, Mr. Icahn said "the board of directors at Yahoo has acted irrationally and lost the faith of shareholders," according to The Wall Street Journal.
    on May 15, 2008 By: Carl Icahn Source: Crian's New York business.com

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