hyperrational

adjective
hy·​per·​ra·​tio·​nal | \ˌhī-pər-ˈrash-nəl, -ˈra-shə-nᵊl\
variants: or hyper-rational

Definition of hyperrational 

: extremely rational Would a secular, hyperrational country facing this same array of threats have acted differently?— Fareed Zakaria Work was supposed to be a hyperrational realm of logic, filled with timetables, organizational charts and returns on investment.— Anne Kreamer

Other Words from hyperrational

hyperrationality \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˌra-​shə-​ˈna-​lə-​tē \ or hyper-rationality noun
A trained dancer and former computer programmer, Ms. Porter brings considerable physical finesse and a strange kind of hyperrationality to her work. — Margaret Putnam

First Known Use of hyperrational

1910, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hyperrational

Share hyperrational

Statistics for hyperrational

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for hyperrational

The first known use of hyperrational was in 1910

See more words from the same year

Comments on hyperrational

What made you want to look up hyperrational? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!