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1. Capable of reasoning; rational: a reasonable person.
2. Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking: a reasonable solution to the problem.
3. Being within the bounds of common sense: arrive home at a reasonable hour.
4. Not excessive or extreme; fair: reasonable prices.

rea′son·a·bil′i·ty, rea′son·a·ble·ness n.
rea′son·a·bly adv.


a rare word for reasonableness
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They note that the scope of his philosophy is not limited to the Catholic or Christian sphere, intends to be universal, and requires only the reasonability of arguments based on reality.
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He said that it is also the reasonability of parents and civil society to cooperate with the government and Health Department in the prevention of diseases.
Coloma assured that the protocol will be carried out "within the bounds of reasonability.
He said that protection of life and property of the people and traders is the reasonability of state and government should fulfill its obligation.
There was no immediate claim of reasonability for the blast that followed a landmine explosion targeting a former Logar crime branch police chief in the Mohammad Agha district.