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Definition of Reasonable

Reasonable

  1. Having the faculty of reason; endued with reason; rational; as, a reasonable being.
  2. Governed by reason; being under the influence of reason; thinking, speaking, or acting rationally, or according to the dictates of reason; agreeable to reason; just; rational; as, the measure must satisfy all reasonable men.
  3. Not excessive or immoderate; within due limits; proper; as, a reasonable demand, amount, price.
  4. Reasonably; tolerably.

Reasonable Quotations

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Marcus Aurelius

Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.
Aristotle

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
Thomas Jefferson

Employee loyalty begins with employer loyalty. Your employees should know that if they do the job they were hired to do with a reasonable amount of competence and efficiency, you will support them.
Harvey Mackay
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Reasonable Translations

reasonable in Afrikaans is matig
reasonable in Danish is fornuftig
reasonable in Dutch is matig, gematigd, bescheiden
reasonable in Latin is oportet, oportet
reasonable in Spanish is prudencial
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