Definitions for barbarous

Definitions for (adj) barbarous

Main entry: barbarous

Definition: primitive in customs and culture

Main entry: brutal, barbarous, cruel, vicious, savage, roughshod, fell

Definition: (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

Usage: a barbarous crime; brutal beatings; cruel tortures; Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks; a savage slap; vicious kicks

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