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reason

1. Philosophy the intellect regarded as a source of knowledge, as contrasted with experience
2. Logic grounds for a belief; a premise of an argument supporting that belief
3. reasons of State political justifications for an immoral act

reason

the capacity of the human mind to make logical inferences, undertake rational arguments, understand the world, solve problems. What the nature, social determinants and limits of this capacity are, however, is much debated. See RATIONALISM IDEALISM, EMPIRICISM, ONTOLOGY; see also PRACTICAL REASONING.
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Pervaiz Rashid has termed the killing of innocent people in terrorist incidents beyond reason.
Not needing to push himself beyond reason, Carlsen went in for a deeply analysed line, which however is not played often enough at this level.
Though why he'd want to leave with the Baggies about to embark on a European adventure would be beyond reason.
This is what happens when you protect things beyond reason.
If you promote Fame And Glory into the same class as, say, Mill Reef or contend Youmzain was another Dancing Brave, you can hail See The Stars as one of the best ever, but I think both sugges tions are stretching things way beyond reason.
re-membered through grief, is a martyr, beyond reason, tortured,
It is beyond reason," he said in Florida before returning to Washington.
The fear and paranoia shown by the Vatican is beyond reason and common sense.
Reasoning beyond Reason is not the first work to explore these two paired sides of Lewis.
They are right in many cases about smoking but their demands about banning smoking in cars goes beyond reason and smacks of Big Brother.
It may make them rich beyond reason and everyone knows their name, but fame costs.