Definitions for unreasonableʌnˈri zə nə bəl, -ˈriz nə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•rea•son•a•bleʌnˈri zə nə bəl, -ˈriz nə-(adj.)

  1. not reasonable or rational; not guided by reason or sound judgment; irrational.

  2. not in accordance with practical realities, as attitude or behavior; inappropriate.

  3. excessive, immoderate, or exorbitant; unconscionable:

    unreasonable demands.

  4. not having the faculty of reason.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unreasonable(adj)

    not reasonable; not showing good judgment

  2. excessive, inordinate, undue, unreasonable(adj)

    beyond normal limits

    "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unreasonable(adjective)ʌnˈri zə nə bəl, -ˈriz nə-

    excessive or unfair

    unreasonable demands; an unreasonable man


  1. unreasonable(Adjective)

    not reasonable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unreasonable(adj)

    not reasonable; irrational; immoderate; exorbitant

Translations for unreasonable

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not guided by good sense or reason

It is unreasonable to expect children to work so hard.

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