Good for you.
I am still rationalizing how to waste a majority portion of my (hard earned) retirement
ra·tion·al·ize [rash-uh-nl-ahyz, rash-nl-ahyz] Show IPA verb, ra·tion·al·ized, ra·tion·al·iz·ing.
verb (used with object)
to ascribe (one's acts, opinions, etc.) to causes that superficially seem reasonable and valid but that actually are unrelated to the true, possibly unconscious and often less creditable or agreeable causes.
to remove unreasonable elements from.
to make rational or conformable to reason.
to treat or explain in a rational or rationalistic manner.
Mathematics . to eliminate radicals from (an equation or expression): to rationalize the denominator of a fraction.
v. ra·tion·al·ized, ra·tion·al·iz·ing, ra·tion·al·iz·es
1. To make rational.
2. To interpret from a rational standpoint.
3. To devise self-satisfying but incorrect reasons for (one's behavior)
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