noun. ['ˌræʃənəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌræʃnəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason.
Words that Rhyme with Rationalization
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.
noun. ['ˌræʃənəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌræʃnəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency.
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.
noun. ['ˌræʃənəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌræʃnəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale.
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.
- defense reaction
- defence mechanism
- defence reaction