# Definition of rationalization

## "rationalization" in the noun sense

### 1. rationalization, rationalisation

the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason

### 2. rationalization, rationalisation

psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening

### 3. rationalization, rationalisation

mathematics) the simplification of an expression or equation by eliminating radicals without changing the value of the expression or the roots of the equation

### 4. rationalization, rationalisation

the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency

### 5. systematization, systematisation, rationalization, rationalisation

systematic organization the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale

Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)

WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.

# rationalization in Scrabble®

The word rationalization is playable in Scrabble®, no blanks required. Because it is longer than 7 letters, you would have to play off an existing word or do it in several moves.

RATIONALIZATION
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## Seven Letter Word Alert: (10 words)

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# rationalization in Words With Friends™

The word rationalization is playable in Words With Friends™, no blanks required. Because it is longer than 7 letters, you would have to play off an existing word or do it in several moves.

RATIONALIZATION
(558)

## Seven Letter Word Alert: (10 words)

antlion, initial, nonliar, nonriot, notator, oration, rattail, rattoon, tzarina, zoarial

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# Word Growth involving rationalization

## Shorter words in rationalization

on ion ration rational

at rat ratio ration rational

at zati

za zati

## Longer words containing rationalization

operationalization operationalizations

overrationalization

rationalizations operationalizations