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Definition of Rationalize

Rationalize

  1. To make rational; also, to convert to rationalism.
  2. To interpret in the manner of a rationalist.
  3. To form a rational conception of.
  4. To render rational; to free from radical signs or quantities.
  5. To use, and rely on, reason in forming a theory, belief, etc., especially in matters of religion: to accord with the principles of rationalism.

Rationalize Quotations

The more people rationalize cheating, the more it becomes a culture of dishonesty. And that can become a vicious, downward cycle. Because suddenly, if everyone else is cheating, you feel a need to cheat, too.
Stephen Covey

Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them.
Salvador Dali

Only remember west of the Mississippi it's a little more look, see, act. A little less rationalize, comment, talk.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Dogs don't rationalize. They don't hold anything against a person. They don't see the outside of a human but the inside of a human.
Cesar Millan

It has been from the beginning and it will be till the end that the natural man will have a tendency to rationalize and to blame his behaviors on others or on certain circumstances. When we attempt to place responsibility for our choices on others, we are responding in a less than Christlike manner. Blaming is an unrighteous form of communication.
L. Lionel Kendrick
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Rationalize Translations

rationalize in French is rationalisent, rationaliser, rationalisez
rationalize in German is rationalisieren, Rationalisiere, rationalisieren
rationalize in Italian is razionalizzare
rationalize in Spanish is racionalizar
rationalize in Swedish is rationalisera
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