[ US /ənˈɹizənəbɫi/ ]
[ UK /ʌnɹˈiːzənəbli/ ]
  1. to a degree that exceeds the bounds or reason or moderation
    his prices are unreasonably high
  2. not in a reasonable or intelligent manner
    she reacted unreasonably when she learned she had failed
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How To Use unreasonably In A Sentence

  • You many not choose a name that is obscene, offensive, unreasonably long or contrary to public interest.
  • Burnet observed of him, not unreasonably, that ‘he seemed to think that what form soever was uppermost it might be complied with’.
  • The authority acted unreasonably making the averment that the proposal would place pressure on greenfield sites elsewhere in the national park.
  • The last example also contains paronomasia; here, the pun is on possessed meaning both having come into possession and unreasonably determined.
  • Nearly two-thirds of daughters-in-law accused their husband's mother of 'unreasonably jealous maternal love'.
  • Amid panicked selling, buyers may sit on the sidelines until prices crater to unreasonably low values.
  • We live in Georgia where it gets unreasonably hot in the summers .... need less to say my story involves, lightening, a burned out transformer, an air conditioner crame and 98 degree heat. Cramer - French Word-A-Day
  • Marcus makes clear that at every stage she behaved unreasonably, unsociably, and undutifully.
  • As it happens, summer mounted a last minute insurrection and the day was unreasonably hot, with everyone dressed for the wrong season and mopping their brows.
  • As the type of Celtic speech that has penetrated farthest to the west is that known as the Goidelic or Irish, it has not unreasonably been thought that this must have been the type that arrived in Britain first. Celtic Religion in Pre-Christian Times
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