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 for reasonableness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reasonableness \Rea"son*a*ble*ness\, n.
     Quality of being reasonable.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: 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" [syn:
           rationality, reason, reasonableness]
      2: goodness of reason and judgment; "the judiciary is built on
         the reasonableness of judges"
      3: the property of being moderate in price or expenditures; "the
         store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices"; "the
         modestness of the living standards here becomes obvious
         immediately" [syn: reasonableness, moderateness,
      4: moderation in expectations; "without greater reasonableness
         by both parties we will never settle this matter!"
      5: the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable
         person; "he questioned the tenability of my claims" [syn:
         reasonableness, tenability, tenableness]

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