Synonyms

1. rationalization

noun. ['ˌræʃənəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌræʃnəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason.

Synonyms

  • explanation
  • rationalisation

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Words that Rhyme with Rationalization

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word rationalization


1. Noun, singular or mass
This may be a rationalization for faking a resume but it is a reality.

2. rationalization

noun. ['ˌræʃənəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌræʃnəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency.

Synonyms

  • organisation
  • rationalisation

Antonyms

  • offense

3. rationalization

noun. ['ˌræʃənəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌræʃnəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] (mathematics) the simplification of an expression or equation by eliminating radicals without changing the value of the expression or the roots of the equation.

Synonyms

  • rationalisation

4. rationalization

noun. ['ˌræʃənəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌræʃnəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale.

Synonyms

  • formalization
  • organisation
  • rationalisation
  • systematisation
  • systematization
  • organization
  • codification

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • prosecution
  • question

5. rationalization

noun. ['ˌræʃənəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌræʃnəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening.

Synonyms

  • defense reaction
  • rationalisation
  • defence mechanism
  • defense
  • defence reaction
  • defence
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