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Dictionary definition for: Reasonableness

1. (n) 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"

2. (n) goodness of reason and judgment; "the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges"

3. (n) the property of being moderate in price; "the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices"

4. (n) moderation in expectations; "without greater reasonableness by both parties we will never settle this matter!"

5. (n) the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person; "he questioned the tenability of my claims"

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