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Meaning of UNREASONABLE

Pronunciation:  un'reezunubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense; "the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman
  2. [adj]  beyond normal limits; "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"
  3. [adj]  absurd and inappropriate; "the unreasonable nimbus of romance with which she had encircled that man"- Thomas Hardy
  4. [adj]  not reasonable; not showing good judgment
  5. [adj]  (informal terms) "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"
 

UNREASONABLE is a 12 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: absurd, cockamamie, cockamamy, counterintuitive, excessive, fool(a), foolish, goofy, illogical, immoderate, indefensible, inordinate, mindless, reasonless, sappy, senseless, silly, undue, unjustified, unlogical, unrealistic, untenable, unwarranted, wacky, whacky, zany
 
 Antonyms: reasonable, sensible
 
 See Also: irrational

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*rea"son*a*ble\, a.
Not reasonable; irrational; immoderate; exorbitant. --
{Un*rea"son*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Un*rea"son*a*bly}, adv.

 

 

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