Definitions for procrusteanproʊˈkrʌs ti ən

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  1. procrustean(Adjective)

    Producing or designed to produce strict conformity by ruthless or arbitrary means.

  2. procrustean(Adjective)

    Marked by arbitrary often ruthless disregard of individual differences or special circumstances.

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  1. Procrustean(adj)

    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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