Definition of reasoned in English:


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  • Underpinned by logic or good sense.

    ‘a reasoned judgment’
    • ‘The House of Lords in reasoned judgments rejected those arguments.’
    • ‘This argument is irrefutable by reasoned argument, because it is irrational.’
    • ‘Why should someone resign for taking a principled stand based on a reasoned position?’
    • ‘These questions cannot be resolved, but they can be debated with reasoned argument.’
    • ‘He's shown them his graphs and charts, made his reasoned arguments.’
    • ‘The unavoidable conclusion is that direct action wins a lot more recognition than any amount of reasoned argument.’
    • ‘As you know, I find the cut and thrust of reasoned argument intensely stimulating.’
    • ‘This is a time for cool heads and reasoned arguments, not for bluster and provocation.’
    • ‘Secondly, you would hope for reasoned argument or debate with people who do have a different point of view.’
    • ‘I hope I have sent out a reasoned response based on a lot of thought about the issue.’
    • ‘The purpose of a debate within the party is to get the facts out and educate those who are less well informed with reasoned arguments.’
    • ‘He also makes himself seem arrogant and dismissive of reasoned argument.’
    • ‘It facilitates construction of a reasoned argument by those opposed to a measure in its present form.’
    • ‘I believe the interests of the town will be best served by reasoned debate not personal abuse.’
    • ‘The decision not to delay further was, however, a reasoned and rational decision.’
    • ‘Well it prepares you to discuss these sort of controversial areas in a more reasoned way with your practitioners.’
    • ‘I then deserve a reasoned explanation about why it would or wouldn't be beneficial so that I can make my own decisions.’
    • ‘This kind of arrogant refusal to engage with reasoned challenge is sadly commonplace.’
    • ‘It's very much a kind of emotional reaction as much as a kind of reasoned political one, if you want.’
    • ‘I have more faith in people and their abilities to communicate in a reasoned way.’
    logical, rational, well thought out, clear, lucid, coherent, cogent, systematic, methodical, organized, well organized, well expressed, well presented, considered, sensible, intelligent
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/ˈrēz(ə)nd/ /ˈriz(ə)nd/