Epimenidean

adjective
Ep·​i·​men·​i·​de·​an | \ ˌepəˌmenəˈdēən\

Definition of Epimenidean

: being or resembling that of the Cretan poet and philosopher Epimenides the Epimenidean paradox that “All Cretans are liars”

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History and Etymology for Epimenidean

Epimenides, 7th century b.c. Cretan poet and philosopher who according to legend slept for 57 years in a cave + English -an

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