hyperrational

adjective hy·per·ra·tio·nal \ ˌhī-pər-ˈrash-nəl , -ˈra-shə-nᵊl \
variants: or hyper-rational
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

hyperrationality

play \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


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