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reasonableness

Definitions of reasonableness
  1. noun
    the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person
    synonyms: tenability, tenableness
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    type of:
    plausibility, plausibleness
    apparent validity
  2. noun
    the property of being moderate in price or expenditures
    “the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices”
    synonyms: moderateness, modestness
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    type of:
    inexpensiveness
    the quality of being affordable
  3. noun
    moderation in expectations
    “without greater reasonableness by both parties we will never settle this matter!”
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    type of:
    moderateness, moderation
    quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
  4. noun
    goodness of reason and judgment
    “the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges”
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    types:
    sensibleness
    the quality of showing good sense or practical judgment
    type of:
    soundness, wisdom, wiseness
    the quality of being prudent and sensible
  5. noun
    the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    synonyms: rationality, reason
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    type of:
    saneness, sanity
    normal or sound powers of mind
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