Usage examples for illogical

  1. If the charge were true, it was surely illogical and unmanly to reproach a community numbering 50, 000, 000 for inherited defects. – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  2. Illogical manner in which natural theologians deal with such difficulties. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  3. But these good friends about him stood for the country, an illogical country; and as he could not well attack his host Victor Radnor, an irrational man, he selected the abstract entity for the discharge of his honest spite. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  4. This conclusion is illogical. – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  5. In politics we were dogged and illogical partisans of politicians, and cared nothing for principles. – A Witch of the Hills, v. 1-2 by Florence Warden
  6. And an illogical world proceeds from confusion to chaos. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  7. Oh, these illogical women! – Melchior's Dream and Other Tales by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  8. But-" " It would be illogical," said the German gentleman patiently, " to contend that their function is to open that which, without them, was open already." – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  9. Suddenly Mallet became conscious of a singular and most illogical impulse- a desire to stop him, to have another word with him- not to lose sight of him. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  10. These theories, specious, inconsistent, illogical, yet withal plausible, and even fascinating, served to blind the mental vision so that mankind might not appreciate the truth. – New and Original Theories of the Great Physical Forces by Henry Raymond Rogers
  11. For nearly three weeks she had been bowing in imagination to a very different Sir Julian, bowing as though she had never beheld him in her life before; and yet in three minutes she saw how little real reason she had ever had for the illogical conclusion to which she had jumped. – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  12. " Illogical conclusion, darling," he replied. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  13. That generally clear- headed man's illogical and confused statement is not the least among marvels attendant upon witchcraft. – Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism by Allen Putnam
  14. Are you not just a little illogical for once? – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  15. Illogical: I only need a few dollars. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  16. Perhaps Dane thought illogical treatment was the best, or his patience gave out; for he answered with passionate kisses all over Hazel's face. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  17. This illogical route was traced by the logic of passion, always the foe of the legs. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  18. Condensed into illogical shape, the story was that Jane had met a foreigner who had deserted her, leaving her to care for the child alone; that Lucy had refused to come back to Warehold, had taken what money was coming to her, and, like a sensible woman, had stayed away. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  19. There are few so ignorant, or so wilfully illogical as to be able to disbelieve in the existence of the man, or that he spoke words to this effect. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. It is the illogical weakness of some evil natures to lay all their crimes, and the consequences of crime, upon Destiny. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton