contrary to all reason

contrary to all reason

Despite what definitely should be the case. Describes an occurrence that is unthinkable or unimaginable. And then, contrary to all reason, I found that my bank account was totally depleted. There should have still been thousands of dollars in there!
See also: all, contrary, reason
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COURT'S OPINION: The District of Columbia Court of Appeals held, inter alia, that because the jury's failure to award any damages for pain and suffering was contrary to all reason, it reversed the verdict of the trial court and remanded the case for trial on the issue of damages only.