reasonableness


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Synonyms for reasonableness

the state of having good sense and sound judgment

Related Words

goodness of reason and judgment

the property of being moderate in price or expenditures

moderation in expectations

the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person

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My wife acquired a degree of culture and reasonableness from her training here which made her seem a superior being among the chatterers who form the female seasoning in ordinary society.
I do not know where I can find a better place than just here, to make mention of one or two other things, which to me seem important, as in printed form establishing in all respects the reasonableness of the whole story of the White Whale, more especially the catastrophe.
Now I want to ask you -- if you got any reasonableness in you at all -- what kind of a show would THAT give him to be a hero?
Elinor felt all the reasonableness of the idea, and it gave fresh misery to her reflections.
Snagsby; "I was sure you would feel it yourself and would excuse the reasonableness of MY feelings when coupled with the known excitableness of my little woman.
But like want of reasonableness, a love for having the last word, want of humour and the like, politics were in her opinion a mannish attribute to be tolerated, and Gladstone was the name of the something which makes all our sex such queer characters.
But why in reasonableness had such a child been incorporated in such a woman's form?
And even if there be some one who through inherent goodness or natural reasonableness has had his eyes opened a little and is humbled and taken captive by philosophy, how will his friends behave when they think that they are likely to lose the advantage which they were hoping to reap from his companionship?
Tom was saying something about reasonableness and justice, and Bert ceased from singing to catch him up.
And they walked together round the grassplot and under the drooping green of the laburnums, in the same dim, dreamy state as they had been in a quarter of an hour before; only that Stephen had had the look he longed for, without yet perceiving in himself the symptoms of returning reasonableness, and Maggie had darting thoughts across the dimness,--how came he to be there?
The company said in a statement that its reported results for the quarter and year to date ended June 30 are preliminary due to the company's ongoing assessment of the reasonableness of its current and previously reported excess and obsolete inventory reserves.
While Mills does not seriously challenge the substantive reasonableness of his 70-month sentence, he does challenge its procedural reasonableness.
NCC made the call at a meeting with operators on 'Framework for Confirmation of Reasonableness of Service Requests'' in Abuja on Tuesday, while deliberating on ways to overcome the challenges of FOREX allocation in the sector.
The State, on the other hand, believes the court of appeals decided the matter correctly and that it was the circuit court that erred when it allowed an expert to testify about the reasonableness of defense counsel's representation.
The budget, Gatchalian said, 'is within the range of reasonableness.'