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irrationalism

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noun ir·ra·tio·nal·ism \i-ˈra-sh(ə-)nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of irrationalism

  1. 1 :  a system emphasizing intuition, instinct, feeling, or faith rather than reason or holding that the universe is governed by irrational forces

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being irrational

irrationalist

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irrationalistic

play \-ˌra-sh(ə-)nə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective


1811

First Known Use of irrationalism

1811

Rhymes with irrationalism

abolitionism, academicism, agrarianism, anthropomorphism, anti-Semitism, bicameralism, colloquialism, colonialism, constitutionalism, cosmopolitism, ecumenicism, exceptionalism, exhibitionism, existentialism, fundamentalism, Hegelianism, hermaphroditism, hyperrealism, imperialism, industrialism, instrumentalism, interventionism, isolationism, Malthusianism, Manichaeanism, materialism, millennialism, Monophysitism, multilingualism, neoclassicism, Neoplatonism, neorealism, Nestorianism, Occidentalism, orientalism, parochialism, Pelagianism, phenomenalism, photojournalism, pictorialism, Postimpressionism, professionalism, pseudoclassicism, reconstructionism, republicanism, Rosicrucianism, sacerdotalism, self-determinism, sadomasochism, sectarianism, sensationalism, sentimentalism, spiritualism, Tractarianism, traditionalism, transcendentalism, ultramontanism, universalism, utopianism, vocationalism


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