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Lacking sense or clear, sound reasoning.‘an illogical fear of the supernatural’
irrational, unreasonable, unsound, unreasoned, unfounded, groundless, unjustifiable, unjustifiedincorrect, erroneous, wrong, invalid, spurious, faulty, flawed, fallacious, unscientific, inconsistent, unprovedspecious, sophistic, casuisticabsurd, preposterous, untenable, implausible, impossible, beyond belief, beyond the bounds of possibilitysenseless, meaningless, nonsensical, insane, ridiculous, idiotic, stupid, foolish, silly, inane, imbeciliccrazy, off beam, way out, full of holesdaft, barmyView synonyms
- ‘In these circumstances it is insane and illogical that we persist with youth football in darkest winter.’
- ‘That recommendation could not be dismissed, and was not attacked, as unreasonable or illogical.’
- ‘Opening your front door to strangers is not as illogical as it might at first sound.’
- ‘The sudden spark of outrage at the sell off is one of those typically British pieces of illogical nonsense.’
- ‘There is nothing illogical about fear, if the person suffering that fear has reason to be frightened.’
- ‘We did that a couple of Saturdays ago when we put on the most ridiculously illogical bet.’
- ‘It is ironic that the country which gave the world logic should produce this most illogical of sports results.’
- ‘He is also perturbed by the fact that no meaningful debate is being made on this illogical act of film censorship.’
- ‘Stupid, illogical things that seemed a good idea at the time, but you just can't explain to the judge afterwards.’
- ‘A man must not seek to compel his son to love him for it may be impossible for a thousand illogical impulses.’
- ‘Why are we so inconsistent, so irrational, so illogical and so selfishly shortsighted?’
- ‘The problem with this approach is that it is illogical, placing the blame in the wrong place.’
- ‘Renne shines with her illogical logic, keeping the audience entertained and often touched.’
- ‘He continues to spew illogical nonsense without first thinking about what he is saying.’
- ‘The day feels all wrong somehow without email, and the outage feels illogical when we have web access.’
- ‘It is illogical and foolish to put an expensive new roof on a deteriorated substrate.’
- ‘There was a completely crazy, monstrous, illogical connection with time.’
- ‘You don't give me advice about my rubbish and ultimately illogical sense of humour, so I should just leave you alone.’
- ‘But this does not mean that the distinction between acts and omissions is meaningless or illogical.’
- ‘Irrational and illogical as that reaction may be, it's one I can't help but feel.’
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