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English noun: reasonableness

1. reasonableness (state) the state of having good sense and sound judgment


SamplesHis rationality may have been impaired.
He had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions.


Synonymsrationality, reason


Broader (hypernym)saneness, sanity

2. reasonableness (attribute) goodness of reason and judgment


SamplesThe judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges.


Broader (hypernym)soundness, wisdom, wiseness


Narrower (hyponym)sensibleness


Attributereasonable, sensible, unreasonable

3. reasonableness (attribute) the property of being moderate in price or expenditures


SamplesThe store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices.
The modestness of the living standards here becomes obvious immediately.


Synonymsmoderateness, modestness


Broader (hypernym)inexpensiveness

4. reasonableness (attribute) moderation in expectations


SamplesWithout greater reasonableness by both parties we will never settle this matter!.


Broader (hypernym)moderateness, moderation

5. reasonableness (attribute) the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person


SamplesHe questioned the tenability of my claims.


Synonymstenability, tenableness


Broader (hypernym)plausibility, plausibleness









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