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log·i·cal

 (lŏj′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, in accordance with, or of the nature of logic: logical disputation.
2. Based on earlier or otherwise known statements, events, or conditions; reasonable: Rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year.
3. Reasoning or capable of reasoning in a clear and consistent manner: a very logical person.

log′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē), log′i·cal·ness n.
log′i·cal·ly adv.
Synonyms: logical, analytic, ratiocinative, rational
These adjectives mean capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning: a logical mind; an analytic thinker; the ratiocinative process; a rational being.
Antonym: illogical
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.logicality - correct and valid reasoning
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
rationalness, rationality - the quality of being consistent with or based on logic
consistency - (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another
completeness - (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that a contradiction arises if any proposition is introduced that cannot be derived from the axioms of the system
illogic, illogicality, illogicalness, inconsequence - invalid or incorrect reasoning
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