(Rea"son*ist), n. A rationalist. [Obs.]
Such persons are now commonly called "reasonists" and "rationalists," to distinguish them from true reasoners
and rational inquirers.Waterland.
1. Destitute of reason; as, a reasonless man or mind. Shak.
2. Void of reason; not warranted or supported by reason; unreasonable.
This proffer is absurd and reasonless.Shak.
(Re`as*sem"blage) n. Assemblage a second time or again.
(Re`as*sem"ble) v. t. & i. To assemble again.
(Re`as*sert") v. t. To assert again or anew; to maintain after an omission to do so.
Let us hope . . . we may have a body of authors who will reassert our claim to respectability in literature.Walsh.
(Re`as*ser"tion) n. A second or renewed assertion of the same thing.
(Re`as*sess"ment) n. A renewed or second assessment.
(Re`as*sign") v. t. To assign back or again; to transfer back what has been assigned.
(Re`as*sign"ment) n. The act of reassigning.
(Re`as*sim"i*late) v. t. & i. To assimilate again. Re`as*sim`i*la"tion n.
(Re`as*so"ci*ate) v. t. & i. To associate again; to bring again into close relations.
(Re`as*sume") v. t. To assume again or anew; to resume. Re`as*sump"tion (- sump"shun),
1. Assurance or confirmation renewed or repeated. Prynne.
2. (Law) Same as Reinsurance.
(Re`as*sure") v. t.
1. To assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or terror.
They rose with fear, . . .Dryden.
Till dauntless Pallas reassured the rest.
2. To reinsure.
(Re`as*sur"er) n. One who reassures.
(Reas"ty) a. [Etymol. uncertain.] Rusty and rancid; applied to salt meat. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
Tusser. Reas"ti*ness n. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
(||Re*a"ta) n. [Sp.] A lariat.