1. [ noun ] moderation in expectations

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

Related terms: moderation
2. [ noun ] (business) the property of being moderate in price
Synonyms: modestness moderateness

"the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices"

Related terms: inexpensiveness
3. [ noun ] goodness of reason and judgment

"the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges"

Related terms: wisdom sensibleness reasonable unreasonable
4. [ noun ] (psychology,psychiatry) the state of having good sense and sound judgment
Synonyms: reason rationality

"his rationality may have been impaired" "he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions"

Related terms: sanity argue
5. [ noun ] the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person
Synonyms: tenableness tenability

"he questioned the tenability of my claims"

Related terms: plausibility
Similar spelling:   reasonable_care