lose reason

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lose reason

To become insensible; to lose the ability to think rationally or logically; to be unable to reason. A possessive pronoun can be used between "lose" and "reason." My brain was so addled with drugs that I completely lost reason. What is going on with the boss's decisions lately? It's like she's lost her reason.
See also: lose, reason

lose one's reason

Fig. to lose one's power of reasoning, possibly in anger. I was so confused that I almost lost my reason. Bob seems to have lost his reason when he struck John.
See also: lose, reason
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It's not our fault, you see, we're so starved that even a glimpse of the psycho sun makes us lose our reason, muffin tops ahoy.
Nothing in the argument Raz offers establishes that, once we have abandoned our intention to do E, we lose our reason to take M, or that we only gain the reason to take M once we have adopted the intention to do E.
Why does a wee drop of sunshine make us lose our reason and behave so strangely?