reasonless


reasonless
adjective
1. having no justifying cause or reason
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a senseless, causeless murder

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a causeless war that never had an aim

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an apparently arbitrary and reasonless change

Syn: ↑causeless
Similar to: ↑unmotivated
2. not marked by the use of reason
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mindless violence

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reasonless hostility

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a senseless act

Syn: ↑mindless, ↑senseless
Similar to: ↑unreasonable
Derivationally related forms: ↑mindlessness (for: ↑mindless)
3. not endowed with the capacity to reason
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a reasonless brute

Similar to: ↑irrational

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Reasonless — Rea son*less, a. 1. Destitute of reason; as, a reasonless man or mind. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Void of reason; not warranted or supported by reason; unreasonable. [1913 Webster] This proffer is absurd and reasonless. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reasonless — index deranged, irrational, lunatic, misadvised Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reasonless — [rē′zənlis] adj. 1. not having the ability to reason 2. not reasonable; illogical or senseless reasonlessly adv …   English World dictionary

  • reasonless — adjective Date: 14th century 1. not having the faculty of reason < a reasonless brute > 2. not reasoned ; senseless < reasonless hostility > 3. not based on or supported by reasons < a reasonless accusation > • reasonlessly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reasonless — reasonlessly, adv. reasonlessness, n. /ree zeuhn lis/, adj. 1. not having any reason or sense: an utterly reasonless display of anger. 2. not having a natural capacity for reason. [1350 1400; ME resonles. See REASON, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • reasonless — /ˈrizənləs/ (say reezuhnluhs) adjective 1. not according to reason: an utterly reasonless display of temper. 2. not endowed with reason. –reasonlessly, adverb –reasonlessness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • reasonless — adjective lacking reason or purpose …   Wiktionary

  • reasonless — Synonyms and related words: abnormal, absonant, arbitrary, batty, bedlamite, bereft of reason, brainless, brainsick, capricious, careless, contradictory, contrary to reason, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, daft, deluded, demented, deprived… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reasonless — rɪːznlɪs adj. baseless, unjustified, causeless; not based on reason, illogical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reasonless — adj 1. illogical, unreasonable, without rhyme or reason, void of reason, unreasoning; unwise, unsound, injudicous, impolitic, imprudent; senseless, irrational, insensible, insensate; unintelligent, unthinking, lackwitted; thoughtless, witless,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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