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irrational adj

: not rational: as
a : not governed by reason, mental clarity, or understanding
b : not governed by a fair consideration of facts or evidence
: arbitrary [an decision to deny the permit]
ir·ra·tio·nal·i·ty [ir-ra-shə-na-lə-tē]

ir·ra·tio·nal·ly adv

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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