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
References in classic literature ?
Williamson had lost her reason and the servants were, of course, not competent to testify.
She may have lost her voice and the use of most of her body to multiple sclerosis (MS), but she hasn't lost her reason for living.
Are they bothered by the death of Andreas Bouzis or the trauma of his heartbroken mother, who says she has lost her reason to live?