Barbaric meaning

bär-bărĭk
Wild, crude, and unrestrained.
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Of, like, or characteristic of barbarians; uncivilized; primitive.
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Of or relating to a barbarian; uncivilised, uncultured or uncouth.

Eating baby seals alive is barbaric.

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The definition of barbaric is something that is primitive or uncivilized.

Eating an entire meal with your hands is an example of barbaric manners.

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Marked by crudeness or lack of sophistication.
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Brutal or cruel.

A barbaric tyrant.

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Of, relating to, or characteristic of barbarians.
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Origin of barbaric

  • Latin barbaricus from Greek barbarikos from barbaros foreign

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek βαρβαρικός (barbarikos, “foreign, strange”)

    From Wiktionary