Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If a person or an argument is rational, it makes sense and is based on good reasons.

Examples: (adjective) Science is more linear, logical and rational than art. (adjective) Use of clean fuels is a healthier and more rational approach to meeting our energy needs.

Synonyms: adjectives: logical, realistic, analytical.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 6 E