# Definitions and Synonyms of *irrational* | Another word for *irrational* | What is *irrational? *

*Definition 1: a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for irrational in the sense of this definition*

*(**irrational* is a kind of ...) any rational or irrational number

*irrational*is a kind of ...) any rational or irrational number

*(... is a kind of **irrational* ) an irrational number that is not algebraic

*irrational*) an irrational number that is not algebraic

*(... is a kind of **irrational* ) root of an algebraic equation with rational coefficients

*irrational*) root of an algebraic equation with rational coefficients

*Definition 2: not consistent with or using reason - [adjective denoting all]*

*Samples where irrational or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*irrational fears**irrational animals*

*(**irrational* is similar to ...) not based on reason or evidence

*irrational*is similar to ...) not based on reason or evidence

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*"blind hatred"**"blind faith"**"unreasoning panic"*### (*irrational* is similar to ...) not endowed with the capacity to reason

*"a reasonless brute"*### (*irrational* is similar to ...) not based on reason

*"there is a great deal that is nonrational in modern culture"*### (*irrational* is similar to ...) showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance

*"finally realized that the horror he felt was superstitious in origin"*### (means also ...) without logical or meaningful connection

*"a turgid incoherent presentation"*### (means also ...) lacking in correct logical relation

### (means also ...) not reasonable; not showing good judgment

*Definition 3: real but not expressible as the quotient of two integers - [adjective denoting pert]*

*Samples where irrational or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*irrational numbers*