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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 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
  • Barbarous name: A barbarous name is a meaningless or seemingly meaningless word used in magic rituals. The term barbarous comes from the Greek barbaroi (Greek: βάρβαροι)
  • Kosta Barbarouses: Konstantinos "Kosta" Barbarouses (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Μπαρμπαρούσης) is a New Zealand professional footballer who plays in Australia's A-League
  • 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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* 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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