Rationalness Ra"tion*al*ness, n. The quality or state of being rational; rationality. [1913 Webster]

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  • rationalness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun What is sound or reasonable: logic, rationale, rationality, reason, sense. Idiom: rhyme or reason. See REASON …   English dictionary for students

  • rationalness — ræʃnÉ™lnɪs n. logicalness, reasonableness, sensibleness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rationalness — n. Rationality …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • rationalness — ra·tio·nal·ness …   English syllables

  • rationalness — noun the quality of being consistent with or based on logic • Syn: ↑rationality • Derivationally related forms: ↑rational, ↑rational (for: ↑rationality) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rationality — noun 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: ↑reason, ↑reasonableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑reasonable ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • rational — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English racional, from Anglo French racionel, from Latin rationalis, from ration , ratio Date: 14th century 1. a. having reason or understanding b. relating to, based on, or agreeable to reason ; reasonable < a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rational — rationally, adv. rationalness, n. /rash euh nl, rash nl/, adj. 1. agreeable to reason; reasonable; sensible: a rational plan for economic development. 2. having or exercising reason, sound judgment, or good sense: a calm and rational negotiator.… …   Universalium

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