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Not sensible or reasonable - thesaurus

Synonyms

unreasonable

adjective

not sensible

wrong

adjective

not sensible

extreme

adjective

considered unreasonable by most people

absurd

adjective

completely stupid, unreasonable, or impossible to believe

childish

adjective

used about behaviour that is not reasonable or sensible

irrational

adjective

done or happening without clear or sensible reasons

irresponsible

adjective

not sensible or able to be trusted to behave in a reasonable way

perverse

adjective

determined to behave in an unreasonable way, especially by doing the opposite of what is expected or wanted

hysterical

adjective

reacting to something in an unreasonable way

ridiculous

adjective

silly or unreasonable and deserving to be laughed at

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absurd

adjective

talking or behaving in a silly or extreme way

absurd

adjective

deliberately emphasizing what is silly or stupid about people and society

absurdly

adverb

in a way that seems stupid, unreasonable, or impossible to believe

against someone’s better judgment

if someone does something against their better judgment, they do it even though they are not sure that it is a good idea

airy-fairy

adjective

Britishinformal not practical or sensible

cannot/can’t very well

used for saying that it would not be wise or sensible to do something

counterintuitive

adjective

opposite to what seems obvious or natural

disorganized

adjective

someone who is disorganized does not deal with things in a clear or sensible way

dreamy

adjective

someone who is dreamy has a lot of ideas but is not very sensible

empty-headed

adjective

not sensible or intelligent

fanciful

adjective

not serious or sensible

fantastic

adjective

formal not practical or sensible

farcical

adjective

something that is farcical is so badly organized, unsuccessful, or unfair that it seems silly

fatuous

adjective

formal stupid

fondly

adverb

in a way that is not sensible because what you hope or believe is unlikely to be true

foolhardy

adjective

formal ignoring obvious dangers in a stupid way

give me one good reason

used for emphasizing that you do not think there is a good reason for doing something

grandiose

adjective

intended to achieve something important or difficult, but unlikely to be successful because of not being sensible

grotesque

adjective

unreasonable, or offensive

harum-scarum

adjective

informal old-fashioned uncontrolled and not sensible

ill-advised

adjective

likely to have a bad effect

ill-conceived

adjective

an ill-conceived idea or plan is not sensible

illogical

adjective

illogical behaviour, feelings, or actions seem strange because you cannot give good reasons for them

immoderate

adjective

formal more than is sensible

impractical

adjective

not sensible, or not likely to be effective or successful

imprudent

adjective

formal not sensible, especially in relation to the way that money is spent or invested

inadvisable

adjective

something that is inadvisable is not sensible because it is likely to have bad results

inane

adjective

completely stupid

intemperate

adjective

formal unreasonable and showing a lack of control

irrational

adjective

not thinking or behaving in a clear reasonable way

like an overgrown child/schoolboy/schoolgirl etc

looking or behaving like a child, although you are an adult

nonsensical

adjective

not true, or not sensible

no one in their right mind would do something

used for saying that someone would have to be crazy to do something

on/from/living on another planet

used for saying that someone does not notice what is happening around them, or has ideas that are not reasonable or practical

ridiculously

adverb

in a way that seems silly or unreasonable

senseless

adjective

happening or done for no purpose

starry-eyed

adjective

someone who is starry-eyed has a lot of hopes or dreams about success in the future, but does not plan things in a sensible way

stars in your eyes

if you have stars in your eyes, you are very hopeful and enthusiastic about what is going to happen to you in the future, although this is not a practical or sensible way for you to behave

there’s no call for something

used for saying that you think someone is behaving in an unreasonable or rude way

trusting

adjective

willing to trust people, especially when it is not a sensible thing to do

unjustifiable

adjective

not right or sensible for any reason

unreasonable

adjective

used about bad behaviour that you are annoyed about

unsound

adjective

not based on sensible ideas

unwise

adjective

formal not sensible

won’t do/wouldn’t do/doesn’t do

used for saying that a particular situation or way of behaving is not sensible or suitable

wrong-headed

adjective

not correct or sensible

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