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.

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