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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Unreasonable  \Un*rea"son*a*ble\,  a. 
  Not  reasonable;  irrational;  immoderate;  exorbitant.  -- 
  {Un*rea"son*a*ble*ness},  n.  --  {Un*rea"son*a*bly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  unreasonable 
  adj  1:  not  reasonable;  not  showing  good  judgment  [ant:  {reasonable}] 
  2:  (informal  terms)  "gave  me  a  cockamamie  reason  for  not 
  going";  "wore  a  goofy  hat";  "a  silly  idea";  "some  wacky 
  plan  for  selling  more  books"  [syn:  {cockamamie},  {cockamamy}, 
  {fool(a)},  {goofy},  {sappy},  {silly},  {wacky},  {zany}] 
  3:  absurd  and  inappropriate;  "the  unreasonable  nimbus  of 
  romance  with  which  she  had  encircled  that  man"-  Thomas 
  Hardy 
  4:  not  based  on  reason  on  evidence;  "blind  hatred"; 
  "unreasonable  expectations"  [syn:  {blind},  {unreasoning}] 
  5:  beyond  normal  limits;  "excessive  charges";  "a  book  of 
  inordinate  length";  "his  dress  stops  just  short  of  undue 
  elegance";  "unreasonable  demands"  [syn:  {excessive},  {inordinate}, 
  {undue}] 
  6:  inconsistent  with  reason  or  logic  or  common  sense  "the 
  absurd  predicament  of  seeming  to  argue  that  virtue  is 
  highly  desirable  but  intensely  unpleasant"-  Walter  Lippman 
  [syn:  {absurd},  {incongruous}] 




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