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reasoning

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having the ability to reason
  • judged by the courts not to be a reasoning being who could be held accountable for his crimes
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reasoning

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the thought processes that have been established as leading to valid solutions to problems
  • your reasoning here is faulty, for although all wives are spouses, not all spouses are wives
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reasoning

verb , present participle of reason

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1 to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information
  • she reasoned that since all of the cakes were on sale for the same price, she might as well pick the biggest one
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2 to state (something) as a reason in support of or against something under consideration
  • he tried to reason that no one in their right mind would buy his brother's old video games, but they were put on the online auction anyway
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