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reasonableness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Reasonableness  \Rea"son*a*ble*ness\,  n. 
  Quality  of  being  reasonable. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  reasonableness 
  n  1:  the  state  of  having  good  sense  and  sound  judgment;  "his 
  rationality  may  have  been  impaired";  "he  had  to  rely 
  less  on  reason  than  on  rousing  their  emotions"  [syn:  {rationality}, 
  {reason}] 
  2:  goodness  of  reason  and  judgment;  "the  judiciary  is  built  on 
  the  reasonableness  of  judges" 
  3:  the  property  of  being  moderate  in  price;  "the  store  is 
  famous  for  the  reasonableness  of  its  prices"  [syn:  {moderateness}, 
  {modestness}] 
  4:  moderation  in  expectations;  "without  greater  reasonableness 
  by  both  parties  we  will  never  settle  this  matter!" 
  5:  the  quality  of  being  plausible  or  acceptable  to  a  reasonable 
  person;  "he  questioned  the  tenability  of  my  claims"  [syn: 
  {tenability},  {tenableness}] 




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