[syn: reasonableness, tenability, tenableness]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Reasonableness \Rea"son*a*ble*ness\, n.
Quality of being reasonable.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the state of having good sense and sound judgment; "his
rationality may have been impaired"; "he had to rely less
on reason than on rousing their emotions" [syn:
rationality, reason, reasonableness]
2: goodness of reason and judgment; "the judiciary is built on
the reasonableness of judges"
3: the property of being moderate in price or expenditures; "the
store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices"; "the
modestness of the living standards here becomes obvious
immediately" [syn: reasonableness, moderateness,
4: moderation in expectations; "without greater reasonableness
by both parties we will never settle this matter!"
5: the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable
person; "he questioned the tenability of my claims" [syn:
reasonableness, tenability, tenableness]