Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 02/22/17 Procrustean

Procrustean (adjective)
Procrustean [proh-kruhs-tee-uh n]


adjective
1. pertaining to or suggestive of Procrustes.
2. (often lowercase) tending to produce conformity by violent or arbitrary means.

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Origin: 1840-50; Procruste(s) + -an

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