Definition of Rationality

1. Noun. The state of having good sense and sound judgment. "He had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions"

Exact synonyms: Reason, Reasonableness
Generic synonyms: Saneness, Sanity
Derivative terms: Rational, Reason, Reason, Reasonable



2. Noun. The quality of being consistent with or based on logic.
Exact synonyms: Rationalness
Generic synonyms: Logicality, Logicalness
Derivative terms: Rational, Rational, Rational, Rational, Rational

Definition of Rationality

1. n. The quality or state of being rational; agreement with reason; possession of reason; due exercise of reason; reasonableness.

Definition of Rationality

1. Noun. the quality or state of being rational; agreement with reason; possession of reason; due exercise of reason; reasonableness. ¹

2. Noun. objectivity, considerateness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rationality

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rationality

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Literary usage of Rationality

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1. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1910)
"The connection between the developments of this chapter ^ and the notion of a linear net of rationality is contained in the , following theorem: THEOREM 14. ..."

2. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"It would of course be entirely feasible to make the discussion of order in a net of rationality without the use of coordinates. *10. ..."

3. The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy by William James (1911)
"The only answer can be that he will recognize its rationality as he recognizes ... When he gets the marks, he may know that he has got the rationality. ..."

4. The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy by William James (1896)
"The only answer can be that he will recognize its rationality as he recognizes ... When he gets the marks, he may know that he has got the rationality. ..."

5. The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy by William James (1896)
"The only answer can be that he will recognize its rationality as he recognizes ... When he gets the marks, he may know that he has got the rationality. ..."

6. The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy by William James (1896)
"The only answer can be that he will recognize its rationality as he recognizes ... When he gets the marks, he may know that he has got the rationality. ..."

7. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1905)
"... and if war or racing or trade could be rightly condemned by a philosopher. The rationality of ship-building has several sets of conditions: the 4 ..."

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