Brainless vs Irrational - What's the difference?

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Brainless is a related term of irrational.


As adjectives the difference between brainless and irrational

is that brainless is (lb) having no brain while irrational is not rational; unfounded or nonsensical.

As a noun irrational is

a real number that can not be expressed as the quotient of two integers, an irrational number.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

brainless

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (lb) Having no brain.
  • (lb) Unintelligent, with little common sense.
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  • *:"I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers, the worn-out, passionless men, the enervated matrons of the summer capital,!"
  • irrational

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not rational; unfounded or nonsensical.
  • an irrational decision
  • * July 18 2012 , Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises [http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-dark-knight-rises-review-batman,82624/]
  • Where the Joker preys on our fears of random, irrational acts of terror, Bane has an all-consuming, dictatorial agenda that’s more stable and permanent, a New World Order that’s been planned out with the precision of a military coup.
  • (mathematics, arithmetic, number theory, not comparable) Of a real number, that cannot be written as the ratio of two integers.
  • The number π is irrational .

    Antonyms

    * (mathematics) rational

    Hyponyms

    * (mathematics) transcendental

    Derived terms

    * irrational number * irrationality * irrationalize * irrationalization

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A real number that can not be expressed as the quotient of two integers, an irrational number.
  • * 1946 , (Bertrand Russell), History of Western Philosophy , I.24:
  • The square root of 2, which was the first irrational to be discovered, was known to the early Pythagoreans, and ingenious methods of approximating to its value were discovered.