against all logic

idiom

: despite the logical or sensible thing to do
She kept the dog, against all logic, after it attacked her.

Examples of against all logic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web LeBron James — by his own admission, and against all logic — was convinced that his Los Angeles Lakers could recreate the magic of The Heatles with the acquisition of Russell Westbrook, an aging $47 million-a-year slasher, when the team appeared to be in dire need of perimeter shooter/defenders. Marlow Stern, Rolling Stone, 7 Jan. 2023 And yet, against all logic, there is a chance our state could still do nothing to support our essential workers and make this right. Erin Murphy and Cedrick Frazier, Star Tribune, 28 May 2021

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“Against all logic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/against%20all%20logic. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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