non·​log·​i·​cal ˌnän-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce nonlogical (audio)
: not based on or derived from a process of reasoning or logic : not logical
non-logical actions/behavior
nonlogical thinking

Examples of nonlogical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But because most biological creativity, as subsequent scientific research has shown, involves data-free and nonlogical processes, divergent thinking is far more conservative in its outcomes than human imagination. Wired, 25 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonlogical was in 1826

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“Nonlogical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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