May 15th, 2009, 03:41 am
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Join Date: Apr 5th, 2009
| | Re: reasonable vs. rational
I agree that rational is 'coldly logical' and 'reasonable' is a feeling. I tell my reasonable is close to 'understandable.' If a restaurant has reasonable prices, then they aren't high or low--they're 'understandable,' considering the quality and portions of the food you get.
If a person is behaving 'reasonably,' it means you can understand why they're behaving the way they are.
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