unreasoning


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not based on reason or evidence

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for in this verse Homer has clearly supposed the power which reasons about the better and worse to be different from the unreasoning anger which is rebuked by it.
But in each event --in the living act, the undoubted deed --there, some unknown but still reasoning thing puts forth the mouldings of its features from behind the unreasoning mask.
They even wanted to wreak their unreasoning vengeance on this innocent dumb brute.
Days of panic ridden flight through the jungle had filled Carl Jenssen and Sven Malbihn with jangling nerves and their native boys with unreasoning terror.
But such was unreasoning memory that, though he stood there openly and palpably a converted man, who was sorrowing for his past irregularities, a fear overcame her, paralyzing her movement so that she neither retreated nor advanced.
And again the Holy Thern on watch, should he see a victim he covets, often tramples upon the rights of the unreasoning brutes of the valley and takes his prize by foul means if he cannot gain it by fair.
FDR is remembered for his 1933 inaugural address where he declared: 'The only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.'
NOT wishing to prolong this oscillating correspondence, but I feel that the continued dubious handling of historical facts in D Coughlin's latest letter ("Welsh nationalism's unreasoning hatred", WM, August 27) must again be challenged.
Worse, premature withdrawal is bound to be seen as a calamitous setback to American credibility around the world." But in following such emotional, unreasoning advice, no great power would ever terminate a war they were losing.
In an October 16, 2010 column titled 'A MENDacious President,' I called out Jonathan's 'unreasoning ethno-regional chauvinism' and pointed out that no past president had ever defended the transgressions committed by his people so brazenly like he did.
It exists only in the unreasoning mind,' Cham added.
A police uniform should make one feel unreasoning fear, and the idea of kidnapping a foot constable, let alone an SP, should not arise.
You might just have enough blind, unreasoning zeal to destroy British business and jobs,and if not then you have every excuse to Remain because that's what 65% of your voters, and almost the entire Parliamentary party, want.
There is so much ignorance about language amongst teachers, politicians and journalists--not to mention the general population--and so much unreasoning prejudice against nonstandard dialects, minority languages, and colloquial speech.
The Oxford dictionary defines a "partisan" as an "unreasoning supporter of a cause" (572).