irrational (comparative more irrational, superlative most irrational)
- Not rational; unfounded or nonsensical.
- an irrational decision
- July 18, 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises
- 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.
- (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.
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.
- Polish: liczba niewymierna f
- Tagalog: bilang na ditagwayin
irrational (comparative irrationaler, superlative am irrationalsten)
Positive forms of irrational
Comparative forms of irrational
Superlative forms of irrational