unreasonable


un·rea·son·able

adjective \-ˈrēz-nə-bəl, -ˈrē-zən-ə-bəl\

: not fair, sensible, or appropriate : not reasonable

Full Definition of UNREASONABLE

1
a :  not governed by or acting according to reason <unreasonable people>
b :  not conformable to reason :  absurd <unreasonable beliefs>
2
:  exceeding the bounds of reason or moderation <working under unreasonable pressure>
un·rea·son·able·ness \-nəs\ noun
un·rea·son·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of UNREASONABLE

  1. I told him that I wouldn't pay unless he sent me a replacement. Am I being unreasonable?
  2. You are entitled to compensation for unreasonable delays.

First Known Use of UNREASONABLE

14th century

Rhymes with UNREASONABLE

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