Definition of pseudo-rational in English:

pseudo-rational

adjective

  • Supposed or purporting to be rational; giving the illusion of rationality; apparently rational but not really so.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Contemporary Review. From pseudo- + rational.

Pronunciation

pseudo-rational

/ˌs(j)uːdə(ʊ)ˈraʃ(ə)n(ə)l/ /ˌs(j)uːdə(ʊ)ˈraʃən(ə)l/