irrationalism


ir·ra·tio·nal·ism

noun \i-ˈra-sh(ə-)nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of IRRATIONALISM

1
:  a system emphasizing intuition, instinct, feeling, or faith rather than reason or holding that the universe is governed by irrational forces
2
:  the quality or state of being irrational
ir·ra·tio·nal·ist \-list\ noun or adjective
ir·ra·tio·nal·is·tic \-ˌra-sh(ə-)nə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of IRRATIONALISM

1811

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