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Barbarous Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • primitive in customs and culture
  • (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin''s roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Barbarous'

  • Barbarous name: A barbarous name is a meaningless or seemingly meaningless word used in magic rituals. The term barbarous comes from the Greek barbaroi meaning those
  • Barbarous radiate: Barbarous radiates are imitations of the antoninianus, a type of coin issued during the Roman Empire, which are so named due to their crude style and
  • Kosta Barbarouses: Konstantinos "Kosta" Barbarouses (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Μπαρμπαρούσης) is a New Zealand footballer who plays in Australia's A-League for Melbourne
  • Barbarous English Fayre: Barbarous English Fayre is a compilation album by the British band King of the Slums. Originally released on vinyl only in June 1989 on the Play Hard

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'Barbarous' example sentence in quotations

* Hamlet is a course and barbarous play. One might think the work is the product of a drunken savage's imagination. - Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

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Barbarous Sample Sentences in News

  • The West now has no choice but to work with Assad
    The barbarous Islamic State is a far greater danger than Syria's brutal dictator, writes Con Coughlin Read more on this news related to 'Barbarous'
  • Tape released of Mohammed Emwazi recorded in 2009
    It's the first time his voice has been heard outside the all too familiar and barbarous murder videos made by Islamic State. The tape released today of Mohammed Emwazi was recorded in 2009. Read more on this news related to 'Barbarous'
  • Old Dominion Fan Raises Up, Takes His Shirt Off, Spins It Like Helicopter
    The first superset of March Madness is over, and if you’re like me, you’ve entered that barbarous stage of your college basketball bender where you swish NIT hoops around in your mouth for the taste before spitting it out. This brings us to Old Dominion, which staved off Illinois State 50-49 Monday night in the second round of the CBB consolation tournament. I Read more on this news related to 'Barbarous'

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