Rhadamanthine
Rhadamanthine Rhad`a*man"thine, a. Of or pertaining to Rhadamanthus; rigorously just; as, a Rhadamanthine judgment. [1913 Webster]

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  • rhadamanthine — (rad a man</> then) Strict and inflexible in the application of the law; sometimes used to describe a judge. Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 …   Law dictionary

  • rhadamanthine — adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Rhadamanthus Date: 1840 rigorously strict or just …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rhadamanthine — Rhad·a·man·thine (răd ə mănʹthĭn, thīn ) adj. Strictly and uncompromisingly just.   [From Rhadamanthus.] * * * …   Universalium

  • rhadamanthine — adjective a) Strictly and uncompromisingly just. b) Inflexibly rigorous or severe …   Wiktionary

  • Rhadamanthine — [ˌradə manθʌɪn] adjective literary stern and incorruptible in judgement. Origin C17: from Rhadamanthus, ruler and judge of the underworld in Greek mythology, + ine1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • rhadamanthine — rhad·a·man·thine …   English syllables

  • rhadamanthine — Being completely fair and incorruptible …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • rhadamanthine — adj. stern and incorruptible in judgement. Etymology: Rhadamanthus f. L f. Gk Rhadamanthos, name of a judge in the underworld …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhadamanthys — Rhadamanthine /rad euh man thin, thuyn/, adj. /rad euh man theuhs/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a son of Zeus and Europa, rewarded for the justice he exemplified on earth by being made, after his death, a judge in the Underworld, where he served with his… …   Universalium

  • Rhadamanthys — Rhadamanthine /rad euh man thin, thuyn/, adj. /rad euh man theuhs/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a son of Zeus and Europa, rewarded for the justice he exemplified on earth by being made, after his death, a judge in the Underworld, where he served with his… …   Useful english dictionary

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