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can't think of a word

  1. mikicagle profile image93
    mikicagleposted 6 years ago

    What is the word for someone justifying their bad behavior by pointing to someone else'e equally bad behavior?

    1. rmcrayne profile image95
      rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this



      Rationalization?  Projection?

    2. wealthseeker profile image61
      wealthseekerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Rationalization sounds perfect!

  2. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    A parrot?

  3. Mikeydoes profile image77
    Mikeydoesposted 6 years ago

    Do as I say not as I do?

    I know you said word, but that phrase is very popular.

  4. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    A Mimic?

  5. Dolores Monet profile image89
    Dolores Monetposted 6 years ago

    accusations in a mirror - I know it's a phrase but I like it!

  6. mikicagle profile image93
    mikicagleposted 6 years ago

    all are good-but it has something to do with a moral equivalent or something like that-I'll know it when I read it. Thanks for your help you guys rock

  7. wordscribe43 profile image93
    wordscribe43posted 6 years ago

    Rationale or justification?

    Vindication?  Exoneration?

  8. pilesnoway profile image61
    pilesnowayposted 6 years ago

    rmcrayne is right.

    it's projection..big_smile

  9. Denise Handlon profile image86
    Denise Handlonposted 6 years ago

    yes, it is projection.

  10. schoolgirlforreal profile image73
    schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago

    hypocrite?

  11. SteveoMc profile image77
    SteveoMcposted 6 years ago

    cohort

    homey

    main man

    identity

    glom

    ethnocentric

    rationalize

    justify

    minimize

    moralize

    self-righteous

    sanctimonious

    umbrage

 
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