Origin of Gordian
Related Words for gordiantricky, mystifying, perplexing, puzzling, sticky, thorny, complicated, sophisticated, convoluted, intricate, disturbing, obscure, troublesome, problematic, hard, arduous, fancy, knotty, difficult, muddled
Examples from the Web for gordian
Contemporary Examples of gordian
Of course, if we can mix our classical references, Russia has its Sword of Damocles to cut this Gordian Knot.Ravenous Russia? Thirsty Crimea.
Oleg Shynkarenko, Will Cathcart
May 4, 2014
Berlusconi, it is true, did not cut this Gordian knot, but neither did he tie it in the first place.Berlusconi Exits, and an Era of Sexist Buffoonery Is Over
November 17, 2011
Entwined within this Gordian knot is a truth so terrible as to be rarely spoken.Obama's Historic Mideast Gamble
Leslie H. Gelb
May 21, 2011
Historical Examples of gordian
"That's what I call cutting the Gordian knot," said M. Grimaldi.
You must make up your mind, and cut the Gordian knot, like Alexander.
You can't untie your Gordian knot because it can't be untied—you've got to cut it.The Clock that Had no Hands
The proof of this last was that he took a revolver to his Gordian knot.In a Little Town
"I have something to tell you," he says, cutting the Gordian knot at a clean stroke.Floyd Grandon's Honor
Amanda Minnie Douglas