Example sentences for: irrational

How can you use “irrational” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The argument is subtle and carefully developed, lacking anything even faintly resembling the wild claims or irrational speculation that a lunatic might produce."

  • Because of an irrational urge to eat, doubtless a holdover from some ancient time when eating whenever possible was a survival trait.

  • --that punctured America's irrational exuberance for beef.

  • The notion that citizens must pay some price for government has rendered her incoherent, irrational, and convinced that everybody else shares her obsession.

  • What is missing, for example, at square the circle , is the information that because the area of a circle is mathematically calculated using pi , which is irrational, there is no mathematical way of calculating the dimensions of a square with the same area as that of a given circle.


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