Meaning of Gordian
Pronunciation: (gôr'dē-un), [key]
- pertaining to Gordius, ancient king of Phrygia, who tied a knotthat, according to prophecy, was to be undone only by the person who was to rule Asia, and that was cut, rather than untied, by Alexander the Great.
- resembling the Gordian knot in intricacy.
- to act quickly and decisively in a difficult situation; solve a problem boldly.
- Gordian (Thesaurus)