Barbarous

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  • 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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  • 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'
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    President Mahmoud Abbas late Sunday condemned what he described as the barbarous murder of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians believed to had been kidnapped by the so-called ISIS-affiliated militants in Libya. Read more on this news related to 'Barbarous'
  • John Woodhouse TV Review: Arthur & George – ITV
    Arthur & George – ITV ****"WE must act," noted a policeman, surveying the remains of a mutilated horse, "or the good people of Staffordshire will not forgive us." This was in a field in Great Wyrley, not a two-up-two-down in Cannock. Why someone would act in such a barbarous manner was beyond officers. It was 1903, so before the lasagne scand Read more on this news related to 'Barbarous'

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