But Robert Weissman, head of the advocacy group Public Citizen, found this distinction “not only meaningless [but] irrational.”
But with no sign of an epidemic in the U.S. it seems, at the very least, irrational.
From some perspectives, the walkout borders on the irrational.
Because the irrational anger, suspicion and disrespect Obama inspires in some critics is not unrelated to his race.
It was a self-fulfilling prophecy, a feedback loop of rational and irrational fears.
Whether rational or irrational in his work, the Alpine Club man has been successful in his pursuit.
This reply seemed to arouse an irrational anger in the Briton.
When the people are submitted to irrational masters, they are never guided by reason.
If men cannot have a rational belief, they will have an irrational.
He ran downstairs, and without speaking to his father, on an irrational impulse, over to Madam Bell's.
late 15c., "not endowed with reason" (of beats, etc.); earlier (of quantities) "inexpressible in ordinary numbers" (late 14c.); from Latin irrationalis "without reason," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + rationalis "reason" (see rational). Meaning "illogical, absurd" is attested from 1640s. Related: Irrationally.
irrational ir·ra·tion·al (ĭ-rāsh'ə-nəl)
Not rational; marked by a lack of accord with reason or sound judgment.