irrational

Pronunciation Adjective

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Pronunciation Adjective

**irrational**

- Not rational; unfounded or nonsensical.
*an***irrational**decision

**July 18, 2012**, Scott Tobias, AV Club*The Dark Knight Rises*[http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-dark-knight-rises-review-batman,82624/]- Where the Joker preys on our fears of random,
**irrational**acts of terror, Bane has an all-consuming, dictatorial agenda that’s more stable and permanent, a New World Order that’s been planned out with the precision of a military coup.

- Where the Joker preys on our fears of random,

- (
*mathematics, arithmetic, number theory, not comparable*) Of a real number, that cannot be written as the ratio of two integers.*The number π is***irrational**.- Antonyms: rational
*hypo*en

- French: irrationnel
- German: irrational, irrationell, unvernünftig
- Italian: irrazionale
- Portuguese: irracional
- Russian: нерациона́льный
- Spanish: irracional

- French: irrationnel
- German: irrational
- Portuguese: irracional
- Russian: иррациона́льный

**irrational** (*plural* irrationals)

- A real number that can not be expressed as the quotient of two integers, an irrational number.
**1946**, Bertrand Russell,*History of Western Philosophy*, I.24:- The square root of 2, which was the first
**irrational**to be discovered, was known to the early Pythagoreans, and ingenious methods of approximating to its value were discovered.

- The square root of 2, which was the first

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