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reasoned Syllabification: rea·soned
Pronunciation: /ˈrēzənd/

Definition of reasoned in English:


Underpinned by logic or good sense: a reasoned judgment
More example sentences
  • The House of Lords in reasoned judgments rejected those arguments.
  • This argument is irrefutable by reasoned argument, because it is irrational.
  • Why should someone resign for taking a principled stand based on a reasoned position?
logical, rational, well-thought-out, clear, lucid, coherent, cogent, well expressed, well presented, considered, sensible

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