Definition of illogical in English:



  • Lacking sense or clear, sound reasoning.

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