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    reasonableness

    reasonableness - Dictionary definition and meaning for word reasonableness

    Definition
    (noun) the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    Synonyms : rationality , reason
    Example Sentence
    • his rationality may have been impaired
    • he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
    Definition
    (noun) goodness of reason and judgment
    Example Sentence
    • the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges
    Definition
    (noun) the property of being moderate in price or expenditures
    Synonyms : moderateness , modestness
    Example Sentence
    • the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices
    • the modestness of the living standards here becomes obvious immediately
    Definition
    (noun) moderation in expectations
    Example Sentence
    • without greater reasonableness by both parties we will never settle this matter!
    Definition
    (noun) the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person
    Synonyms : tenability , tenableness
    Example Sentence
    • he questioned the tenability of my claims
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