"procrustean" Definition


  1. a. Of or pertaining to Procrustes, or the mode of torture practiced by him; producing conformity by violent means; as, the Procrustean treatment; a Procrustean limit. See Procrustes.

Dictionary Stats for "procrustean"

Position in dictionary: 78277 of 111710 words.
Word Types: a.,
Words that start with procrustean: 4
Words that end with procrustean: 1
Words that contain procrustean: 4
Next words in dictionary: procrusteanize, procrusteanized, procrusteanizing, procrustes, procrustesian, proctitis, proctocele, proctodaeum, proctor, proctorage
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Definition of procrustean

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