Associations to the word «Barbarous»


BARBAROUS, adjective. (said of language) Not classical or pure.
BARBAROUS, adjective. Uncivilized, uncultured
BARBAROUS, adjective. Like a barbarian, especially in sound; noisy, dissonant.

Dictionary definition

BARBAROUS, adjective. (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".
BARBAROUS, adjective. Primitive in customs and culture.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn