Definition of Rationalizer

1. Noun. One who rationalizes. ¹



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Definition of Rationalizer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rationalizer

rationalisms
rationalist
rationalistic
rationalistical
rationalistically
rationalists
rationalities
rationality
rationalizability
rationalizable
rationalization
rationalizations
rationalize
rationalize away
rationalized
rationalizer (current term)
rationalizers
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rationall
rationally
rationalness
rationalnesses
rationals
rationed
rationer
rationers
rationes decidendi
rationing
rationings

Literary usage of Rationalizer

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1. Theism by Borden Parker Bowne (1902)
"This result will not at once commend itself to the rationalizer, ... The religious rationalizer will see in it an attempt to found religion on something ..."

2. The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy by William James (1911)
"... of creating paradoxes and impossibilities where none were suspected, is a strange candidate for the honor of being a complete rationalizer of the world. ..."

3. The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy by William James (1896)
"... of creating paradoxes and impossibilities where none were suspected, is a strange candidate for the honor of being a complete rationalizer of the world. ..."

4. The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy by William James (1896)
"... of creating paradoxes and impossibilities where none were suspected, is a strange candidate for the honor of being a complete rationalizer of the world. ..."

5. The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy by William James (1896)
"... of creating paradoxes and impossibilities where none were suspected, is a strange candidate for the honor of being a complete rationalizer of the world. ..."

6. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"The fault of the rationalizer lay in taking allegory beyond its proper action, and applying it as a universal solvent to reduce dark stories to transparent ..."

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