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rationalisation

Noun1.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
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2.rationalisation - the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason
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3.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
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4.rationalisation - the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency
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5.rationalisation - systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale
defence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defense mechanism, defense reaction, psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology, rationalization
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