HyperDic: irrational

English > 3 senses of the word irrational:
ADJECTIVEallirrationalnot consistent with or using reason
pertirrationalreal but not expressible as the quotient of two integers
NOUNquantityirrational, irrational numbera real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
irrational > pronunciation
Soundsihrae'shahnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > irrational: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot consistent with or using reason.
Examples
  • "irrational fears"
  • "irrational animals"
Narrowerblind, unreasoningnot based on reason or evidence
nonrationalnot based on reason
reasonlessnot endowed with the capacity to reason
superstitiousshowing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance
See alsoillogical, unlogicallacking in correct logical relation
incoherentWithout logical or meaningful connection
insaneAfflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
unreasonablenot reasonable
Oppositerationalconsistent with or based on or using reason
Spanishirracional
Catalanbèstia, irracional
Nounsirrationalitythe state of being irrational
Adverbsirrationallyin an irrational manner
English > irrational: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningReal but not expressible as the quotient of two integers.
Example"irrational numbers"
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Oppositerationalcapable of being expressed as a quotient of integers
Spanishirracional
Catalanirracional
Nounsratiothe relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
English > irrational: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number.
Synonymirrational number
Narroweralgebraic numberroot of an algebraic equation with rational coefficients
transcendental numberAn irrational number that is not algebraic
Broaderreal number, realAny rational or irrational number
Spanishnúmero irracional
Catalannombre irracional

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