illogical


illogical
Synonyms and related words:
aberrant, abroad, absonant, adrift, all abroad, all off, all wrong, amiss, askew, astray, at fault, awry, beside the mark, contradictory, contrary to reason, corrupt, deceptive, defective, delusive, deviant, deviational, deviative, distorted, errant, erring, erroneous, fallacious, FALSE, faultful, faulty, flawed, heretical, heterodox, illusory, inauthentic, inconclusive, incongruous, inconsequent, inconsequential, inconsistent, invalid, irrational, loose, nonscientific, not following, not right, not true, off, off the track, out, paralogical, peccant, perverse, perverted, reasonless, self-annulling, self-contradictory, self-refuting, senseless, straying, unauthentic, unconnected, unfactual, unorthodox, unphilosophical, unproved, unreasonable, unscientific, untrue, wide, without reason, wrong

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  • Illogical — Il*log ic*al, a. Ignorant or negligent of the rules of logic or correct reasoning; as, an illogical disputant; contrary of the rules of logic or sound reasoning; as, an illogical inference. {Il*log ic*al*ly}, adv. {Il*log ic*al*ness}, n. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • illogical — I adjective absurdus, contradictory, contrary to reason, contrary to the rules of logic, fallacious, faulty, groundless, inconsistent, indefensible, irrational, logically unsound, mistaken, nonscientific, paralogistic, self contradictory,… …   Law dictionary

  • illogical — (adj.) 1580s, from assimilated form of IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + LOGICAL (Cf. logical). Related: Illogically …   Etymology dictionary

  • illogical — [adj] not making sense absurd, casuistic, cockeyed*, fallacious, false, fatuous, faulty, groundless, hollow, implausible, inconclusive, incongruous, inconsequent, inconsistent, incorrect, invalid, irrational, irrelevant, mad, meaningless, not… …   New thesaurus

  • illogical — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking sense or sound reasoning. DERIVATIVES illogicality noun (pl. illogicalities) illogically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • illogical — [i läj′i kəl] adj. [< IN 2 + LOGICAL] not logical or reasonable; using, based on, or caused by faulty reasoning illogicality [i läj′ikal′i tē] n. illogicalness illogically adv …   English World dictionary

  • illogical — adj. illogical to + inf. (it s illogical to assume that) * * * [ɪ lɒdʒɪk(ə)l] illogical to + inf. (it s illogical to assume that) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • illogical — il|log|i|cal [ ı ladʒıkl ] adjective 1. ) illogical behavior, feelings, or actions seem strange because you cannot give good reasons for them: She felt illogical guilt after her father died. I know it s illogical to worry so much, but I can t… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • illogical — [[t]ɪlɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ to inf (disapproval) If you describe an action, feeling, or belief as illogical, you are critical of it because you think that it does not result from a logical and ordered way of thinking. It is …   English dictionary

  • illogical — UK [ɪˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l] / US [ɪˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l] adjective 1) illogical behaviour, feelings, or actions seem strange because you cannot give good reasons for them She felt illogical guilt after her father died. I know it s illogical to worry so much, but I… …   English dictionary

  • illogical — il|lo|gi|cal [ıˈlɔdʒıkəl US ıˈla: ] adj not sensible or reasonable ≠ ↑logical ▪ illogical and unreasonable fear it is illogical to do sth ▪ It is illogical to assume you can do the work of three people. >illogically [ kli] adv >illogicality …   Dictionary of contemporary English