voice of reason

noun phrase

: a person who influences others to act sensibly
She was the voice of reason in our group.

Examples of voice of reason in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And somehow, Venus is now the calm voice of reason? EW.com, 9 May 2024 And their voice of reason, of all people, is Draymond Green. Jerry McDonald, The Mercury News, 4 Mar. 2024 But the real diversion is Pugh’s Princess Irulan, whom West describes as the film’s voice of reason. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 26 Feb. 2024 Tyson plays Taurus, who acts as a voice of reason on the council. Rachel Desantis, Peoplemag, 16 Feb. 2024 All credit junior point guard Frankie Collins for being the voice of reason on the court. Michelle Gardner, The Arizona Republic, 26 Jan. 2024 And within these turbulent times, your people are looking to you as their manager and leader for reassurance and support, to be the voice of reason and calm, and to manage and navigate difficult changes effectively. Rachel Wells, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 Ferrera voices Hiccup’s crush, Astrid, who serves as the voice of reason. Kelly Martinez, EW.com, 27 Feb. 2024 Manly remains the loud one with a wicked sense of humor and the bluster of a defensive line coach, while Stewart is still the quiet-yet-forceful voice of reason. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'voice of reason.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near voice of reason

Cite this Entry

“Voice of reason.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voice%20of%20reason. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!