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Meaning of RATIONALITY

Pronunciation:  `rashu'nalutee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being consistent with or based on logic
  2. [n]  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"
 

RATIONALITY is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: rationalness, reason, reasonableness
 
 See Also: logicality, logicalness, saneness, sanity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ra`tion*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. {-ties}. [F.
rationalit['e], or L. rationalitas.]
The quality or state of being rational; agreement with
reason; possession of reason; due exercise of reason;
reasonableness.

      When God has made rationality the common portion of
      mankind, how came it to be thy inclosure? --Gov. of
                                               Tongue.

      Well-directed intentions, whose rationalities will
      never bear a rigid examination.          --Sir T.
                                               Browne.

 

 

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