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rational
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
reasonable — in various senses:
  • logical as contrasted to illogical
  • based on reason as contrasted to emotion
  • capable of using reason as contrasted to being insane or lacking the ability to reason
  • based on a logical analysis as contrasted to intuition, instinct, custom, tarot-card reading, or some other system of decision making
  • In a fit of enthusiastic madness I created a rational creature and was bound towards him to assure, as far as was in my power, his happiness and well-being.
    Chapter 24 (70% in)
  • When I reflected on the work I had completed, no less a one than the creation of a sensitive and rational animal, I could not rank myself with the herd of common projectors.
    Chapter 24 (44% in)

There are no more uses of "rational" in Frankenstein.

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