barbaric

  • 1 Barbaric — Bar*bar ic (b[aum]r*b[a^]r [i^]k), a. [L. barbaricus foreign, barbaric, Gr. barbariko s.] 1. Of, or from, barbarian nations; foreign; often with reference to barbarous nations of east. Barbaric pearl and gold. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 barbaric — barbaríc s.n. sg. (înv.) în loc adj. în barbaric (despre mustaţă) răsucită (în sus) Trimis de blaurb, 31.05.2006. Sursa: DAR …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 barbaric — index disorderly, uncouth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 barbaric — (adj.) late 15c., uncultured, uncivilized, unpolished, from Fr. barbarique (15c.), from L. barbaricus foreign, strange, outlandish, from Gk. barbarikos like a foreigner, from barbaros foreign, rude (see BARBARIAN (Cf. barbarian)). Meaning… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 barbaric — *barbarian, savage, barbarous Analogous words: *showy, ostentatious: florid, *ornate, flamboyant: *gaudy, garish, flashy, meretricious Antonyms: restrained: refined: subdued …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 barbaric — [adj] crude, savage barbarian, barbarous, boorish, brutal, coarse, cruel, fierce, graceless, inhuman, lowbrow, primitive, rough, rude, tasteless, uncivilized, uncouth, vulgar, wild; concept 401 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 barbaric — ► ADJECTIVE 1) savagely cruel. 2) primitive; unsophisticated. DERIVATIVES barbarically adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 barbaric — [bär ber′ik] adj. [ME barbarik < L barbaricus < Gr barbarikos: see BARBAROUS] 1. of, like, or characteristic of barbarians; uncivilized; primitive 2. wild, crude, and unrestrained SYN. BARBARIAN barbarically adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Barbaric — Slavko Barbarić (* 11. März 1946 in Dragićina bei Čitluk, Jugoslawien, heute Bosnien Herzegowina; † 24. November 2000 in Međugorje, Bosnien Herzegowina) war ein kroatischer Franziskaner und Autor. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Literatur …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 10 Barbarić — Slavko Barbarić (* 11. März 1946 in Dragićina bei Čitluk, Jugoslawien, heute Bosnien Herzegowina; † 24. November 2000 in Međugorje, Bosnien Herzegowina) war ein kroatischer Franziskaner und Autor. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Literatur …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 barbaric — barbarian, barbaric, barbarous 1. These words had their origins in people s ideas about foreign languages. The Greek word barbaros, ‘barbarian’, which is the ultimate source of all these words, meant someone who spoke words sounding like ba ba.… …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 barbaric — barbarically, adv. /bahr bar ik/, adj. 1. without civilizing influences; uncivilized; primitive: barbaric invaders. 2. of, like, or befitting barbarians: a barbaric empire; barbaric practices. 3. crudely rich or splendid: barbaric decorations.… …

    Universalium

  • 13 barbaric — [[t]bɑː(r)bæ̱rɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone s behaviour as barbaric, you strongly disapprove of it because you think that it is extremely cruel or uncivilized. This barbaric treatment of animals has no place in any… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 barbaric —  , barbarous  Barbaric, properly used, emphasizes crudity and a lack of civilizing influence. A sharpened stick might be considered a barbaric implement of war. Barbarous stresses cruelty and harshness and usually contains at least a hint of moral …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 15 barbaric — adjective 1 very cruel and violent; barbarous: a barbaric act of terrorism 2 like or belonging to a wild or cruel group or society: barbaric forest tribes …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 barbaric — adjective 1) barbaric crimes Syn: cruel, brutal, barbarous, brutish, savage, vicious, wicked, ruthless, vile, inhuman 2) barbaric cultures Syn: uncultured …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 17 barbaric — adjective Of or relating to a barbarian; uncivilised, uncultured or uncouth. Eating baby seals alive is barbaric …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 barbaric — See barbaric, barbarous …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 19 barbaric — adj. Barbaric is used with these nouns: ↑act, ↑murder …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 barbaric — bar|bar|ic [ba:ˈbærık US ba:r ] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: barbarique, from Latin, from Greek, from barbaros; BARBAROUS] very cruel and violent = ↑barbarous ▪ The way the whales are killed is nothing short of barbaric …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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