Definition of irrationalism in English:


Syllabification: ir·ra·tion·al·ism
Pronunciation: /iˈraSHənlˌizəm


  • A system of belief or action that disregards or contradicts rational principles.
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    • In this sense, perhaps the best way to fight irrationalism is by promoting rationalism.
    • But toward the end of his life, irrationalism has become an ideology.
    • Overnight, the tendency of naturalistic rationalism to decay into postmodern irrationalism became a national joke.



noun & adjective
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  • The ‘logic’ offered, which would have pleased the irrationalists to no end, goes something like this.
  • On a different plane, Gramsci himself had not been spared the influence of some irrationalist trends.
  • The Greens and Democrats have become two variants of the economic irrationalist left.

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