"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.

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Position in dictionary: 78277 of 111710 words.
Word Type: 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
Previous words in dictionary: procris, procreator, procreativeness, procreative, procreation, procreating, procreated, procreate, procreant, procrastine

English Dictionary Definition of procrustean

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