reasoning

All Noun Verb
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  • Do you think that you would be able to make men fight by reasoning?
  • He sometimes worked himself up into such a state that he lost all powers of reasoning.
  • The model has been used to account for a variety of reasoning data.
  • In reasoning, their decision at that time did not appear a bad one.
  • This meeting produced on him more effect than all the reasonings in the world. Cited from International Short Stories: French, by Various
  • The legal reasoning behind the final decision was not immediately made public.
  • For without a soul, all thought, by his reasoning, would be limited to material things.
  • Another area of knowledge representation research was the problem of common sense reasoning.
  • This gives the students a human side to the science, and shows the reasoning in action.
  • Children have a theory of mind, which is their mental state of reasoning.
  • The reasoning behind this discovery may be patients are happy with their current care.
  • That is a point, which we must take for granted in all our reasonings. Cited from A Treatise of Human Nature V1&2, by David Hume
  • There is no time for such reasonings, and nothing that is worth them. Cited from Friends in Council (First Series),Sir Arthur Helps
  • On this are founded all our reasonings concerning matter of fact or existence. Cited from An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, D. Hume
  • The case is not the same with our reasonings from the works of nature. Cited from An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, D. Hume
  • His reasoning was that the nations were more powerful politically when separate than when together.
  • They are the very guide of life, and without them our reasonings would be of little service. Cited from Handbook of Ethical Theory,George Stuart Fullerton
  • The reasoning behind this is that drug use does not directly harm other people.
  • He also notes that many studies have not found significant differences between men and women in their moral reasoning.
  • How far his reasonings and patience served to his ends remains yet to be seen. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 10
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Root form of reasoning is reason for the verb.

Words starting with reasoning

Meaning of reasoning

  • noun Thinking that is coherent and logical
  • verb Decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house
  • verb Think logically
    The children must learn to reason