unreasonable Definition

  • 1not guided by or based on good sense; irrational
  • 2excessive; immoderate

Using unreasonable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unreasonable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    It's unreasonable to expect me to work 12 hours a day.

  • Example

    The company's demands were completely unreasonable.

  • Example

    She was being unreasonable in her demands for a raise.

unreasonable Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for unreasonable


Summary: unreasonable in Brief

The term 'unreasonable' [ʌnˈriːznəbl] refers to something that lacks good sense or is irrational. It can also mean excessive or immoderate. Examples include 'It's unreasonable to expect me to work 12 hours a day.' and 'The company's demands were completely unreasonable.' Synonyms include 'illogical,' 'irrational,' and 'absurd.' Antonyms include 'reasonable,' 'sensible,' and 'justified.'

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