Rational in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Rational

Capable of reasoning. | Logically sound; not contradictory or otherwise absurd. | (of a person or personal characteristics) Healthy or balanced intellectually; exhibiting reasonableness.

Short Example Sentences for Rational

  • 1. That was the rational explanation. 🔊
  • 2. The explanation was an eminently rational one. 🔊
  • 3. The methods of rational cultivation are known. 🔊
  • 4. You are essentially a rational will, or a will-reason. 🔊
  • 5. This seemed rational enough, but I still held my garrison. 🔊
  • 6. Intellectual smartness and abstract rational deductions entice you. 🔊
  • 7. Indeed, it is not even an attempt at argument or rational criticism. 🔊
  • 8. He published, in 1818, a work on arithmetic, with rational explanations. 🔊
  • 9. It became simply self-evident, to a rational mind, that the Squire must die. 🔊

How to use Rational in Sentences?

  • 1. And all this rational explanation of the fantastic made it only more mysterious and weird. 🔊
  • 2. The rational intercourse kept up by conversation is one of our principal distinctions from brutes. 🔊
  • 3. The understanding and the logic-faculty are allowed to usurp the rational and creative powers. 🔊
  • 4. That memory will be kept alive with particular veneration by all rational and honorable Whigs. 🔊
  • 5. That needs no exceptional soil, but merely a rational culture; and let us see what it means. 🔊
  • 6. There is a difference between having a rational judgment that honey is sweet, and having a sense of its sweetness. 🔊
  • 7. A more rational proceeding would be to feed the meal to animals and apply the resulting manure to the soil. 🔊
  • 8. He analyzes the causes of these disharmonies and explains his reasons for hoping that they may be counteracted by a rational hygiene. 🔊
  • 9. Such attempts bring on disgrace, and in their failure discountenance and discourage more rational endeavors. 🔊
  • 10. The prominent animal features had sunk or softened down, the rational and intellectual had become developed. 🔊
  • 11. The constituency is now merged into the county, and the remotest chance of returning a rational member is now at an end. 🔊
  • 12. Is it a quality to inspire the soul with a rational worship, or to fill it with a horror which casteth out love? 🔊
  • 13. In all ages man has sought to explain by myths certain phenomena of nature which he has been unable to account for in a more rational manner. 🔊
  • 14. Such a theory would seem also to preclude all rational calculations respecting the future progress and prospects of the race. 🔊
  • 15. As we are rational beings, so we are not tied down to that appearance of things which is presented to one particular point of view. 🔊
  • 16. There is a wide difference between mere speculative rational judging anything to be excellent, and having a sense of its sweetness and beauty. 🔊
  • 17. This language of Bacon is applied by him to the empirical and rational faculties of the human mind. 🔊
  • 18. First of the sciences to assume a perfectly rational form, it presents the eternal type of the unfolding of the speculative spirit of man. 🔊
  • 19. Several were in evening dress, but most had the morning garb of the politician; the women were either severely rational or radiantly magnificent. 🔊
  • 20. I am such a really well-balanced and rational individual, I don't understand it in myself. 🔊
  • 21. The truth is they will know that I acted innocently, because they are rational people; but what of that? 🔊
  • 22. Care must be had, however, that this cultivating of the feelings be conducted along rational lines, lest it run not to faith but to fanaticism. 🔊
  • 23. For my own part, I do not know in what manner to shape such arguments, so as to obtain admission for them into a rational understanding. 🔊
  • 24. The legislature was made to know that the rational hopes of the problem were centered in the improvement of the lunar tables and the improvement of chronometers. 🔊
  • 25. Some of the young men and women in London shops, bitterly lament the want of more time for rational recreation, for health and improvement. 🔊
  • 26. The right claimed for woman is to have the education of a rational human being, and not to be considered as nothing but woman throughout youthful training. 🔊