rationalization hamster

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Etymology[edit]

From a likening of circular logic to a hamster running on a hamster wheel.

Noun[edit]

rationalization hamster (plural rationalization hamsters)

  1. (informal, derogatory) A notional intracranial hamster representing the circular thought processes used to continuously justify one's own actions and beliefs.