Rational

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Objective ThinkingPlay
Use 'rational' to describe thoughts and decisions that are made logically, without letting emotions cloud judgment. SlideChoosing the candidate with the best credentials was a rational decision.
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Argument ClarityPlay
'Rational' emphasizes the clarity and sensibility of arguments, ideas, or methods. SlideHer rational approach to problem-solving made her an effective manager.
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Not EmotionalPlay
'Rational' is often used to contrast with emotional, impulsive, or instinctive reactions. SlideDespite his anger, he remained rational and avoided a confrontation.