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reasoned

[ ree-zuhnd ]
/ ˈri zənd /
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adjective
based on reason: a carefully reasoned decision.
containing reasons: a long, reasoned reply.
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Origin of reasoned

First recorded in 1675–85; reason + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM reasoned

rea·soned·ly, adverbun·rea·soned, adjectivewell-reasoned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for reasoned

reasoned
/ (ˈriːzənd) /

adjective
well thought-out or well presenteda reasoned explanation

Derived forms of reasoned

reasonedly, adverb
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