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irrational
used in Cujo

7 uses
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Definition
not reasonable
  • She was suddenly, irrationally afraid that she would not recognize Holly.
  • As he lay down he glanced at the telephone and felt a sudden irrational urge to call home.
  • Irrational?
  • She felt the old, helpless terror that she had almost completely forgotten as parents do the alarms and the excursions of their children's early years: the teething, the vaccination that brought the frighteningly high fever as a little extra added attraction, the croup, the car infection, the hand or leg that suddenly began to spray. irrational blood.
  • That strange and jealous part of his mind — he hadn't even been aware of that part in him until that afternoon in Deering Oaks — had an answer for everything, and in the dark it didn't seem to matter that most of the answers were irrational.
  • Bran flakes in cream with a sprinkle of blueberries on top — bloobies, her father had always called them, another one of those comic irrationalities that had irritated her mother out of all proportion.
  • Donna felt that irrational lift in her spirits that almost always comes with daybreak.

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