Definition of Procrusteanize in English:

Procrusteanize

verb

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  • with object To enforce uniformity or conformity without regard to natural variation or individuality; to stretch or contract unnaturally.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Worcester (1784–1865), lexicographer and author. From Procrustean + -ize.

Pronunciation

Procrusteanize

/prə(ʊ)ˈkrʌstɪənʌɪz/