Reasonableness - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈriːzənəˌbəlnəs|
Brit.  |ˈriːznəblnəs|

noun

- the state of having good sense and sound judgment (syn: rationality, reason)
- goodness of reason and judgment

the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges

- the property of being moderate in price or expenditures(syn: moderateness, modestness)

the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices

- moderation in expectations

without greater reasonableness by both parties we will never settle this matter!

- the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person (syn: tenability, tenableness)

Examples

the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges

the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices

without greater reasonableness by both parties we will never settle this matter!

These Doctrines assume at once a reasonableness and an importance.

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