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Origin of reasonable
Examples from the Web for reasonable
Again, the reasoning sounds, well, reasonable, and is sourced to a respectable organization, the Samaritans.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Expectations, reasonable or unrealistic, remain so even if we impose them on ourselves.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Going at a reasonable clip, my husband and I travel the trails and side roads near our house.
“Here the implementation of lethal force was a reasonable response under the circumstances,” she said.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls|Emily Shire|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you were emotionalized, you saw him clearly as the Fuhrer, but anyone who was reasonable and logical was seen as the enemy.
A real ghost could have done that, I suppose, but so could any person in reasonable physical shape who knew the terrain.The Blue Ghost Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
And, if ye're reasonable, I'll not even trouble you to swim for it this time.Captain Blood|Rafael Sabatini
It is not possible to have a reasonable belief against miracles.Pascal's Penses|Blaise Pascal
Mr. Hartland was every thing which a reasonable woman could desire in a spouse, and accordingly his suit was not rejected.Tales of My Time, Vol. 1 (of 3)|William Pitt Scargill
Religion, in order to be reasonable, must rest on knowledge of its object.Theism|Robert Flint
c.1300, "having sound judgment, sane, rational," from Old French raisonable, from Latin rationabilis, from ratio (see reason (n.)).
What the majority of people consider to be 'reasonable' is that about which there is agreement, if not among all, at least among a substantial number of people; 'reasonable' for most people, has nothing to do with reason, but with consensus. [Erich Fromm, "The Heart of Man," 1968]
Meaning "moderate in price" is recorded from 1660s. Related: Reasonably.
see beyond a (reasonable) doubt.