suprarational

adjective
su·​pra·​ra·​tio·​nal | \ ˌsü-prə-ˈrash-nəl How to pronounce suprarational (audio) , -ˈra-shə-nᵊl, -ˌprä- \

Definition of suprarational

: transcending the rational : based on or involving factors not to be comprehended by reason alone the stars inspire suprarational dreams— R. J. Dubos

First Known Use of suprarational

1694, in the meaning defined above

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“Suprarational.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suprarational. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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