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rational
used in Wuthering Heights

5 uses
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Definition
reasonable
in various senses, including:
  • "It's not rational to treat 2+2 as 5." — logical as contrasted to illogical
  • "I know you're upset, but please think about this in a rational manner." — based on reason as contrasted to emotion
  • "When I was 10-years-old, I wasn't very smart, but I was still rational." — capable of using reason as contrasted to being insane or lacking the ability to reason
  • "In matters of the heart, I trust my intuition more than my rational analysis." — based on a logical analysis as contrasted to intuition, instinct, custom, tarot-card reading, or some other system of decision making
  • I wish you would speak rationally.'
    Chapter 9 (33% in)
  • I don't know what would have concluded the scene, had there not been one person at hand rather more rational than myself, and more benevolent than my entertainer.
    Chapter 2 (94% in)
  • I can hardly regard her in the light of a rational creature, so obstinately has she persisted in forming a fabulous notion of my character and acting on the false impressions she cherished.
    Chapter 14 (50% in)
  • Catherine caught and perused it eagerly; then she put a few questions to me concerning the inmates, rational and irrational, of her former home; and gazing towards the hills, murmured in soliloquy: 'I should like to be riding Minny down there!
    Chapter 31 (22% in)
  • 'Five minutes ago Hareton seemed a personification of my youth, not a human being; I felt to him in such a variety of ways, that it would have been impossible to have accosted him rationally.
    Chapter 33 (80% in)

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