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Synonyms for barbaric
bɑrˈbær ɪkbar·bar·ic

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. barbaric

    Whatever is not civilized is barbarian; barbaric indicates rude magnificence, uncultured richness; as, barbaric splendor, a barbaric melody. Barbarous refers to the worst side of barbarian life, and to revolting acts, especially of cruelty, such as a civilized man would not be expected to do; as, a barbarous deed. We may, however, say barbarous nations, barbarous tribes, without implying anything more than want of civilization and culture. Savage is more distinctly bloodthirsty than barbarous. In this sense we speak of a savage beast and of barbarous usage.

    Synonyms:
    atrocious, barbarian, barbarous, brutal, cruel, inhuman, merciless, rude, savage, uncivilized, uncouth, untamed

    Antonyms:
    civilized, courtly, cultured, delicate, elegant, graceful, humane, nice, polite, refined, tender, urbane

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  1. barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wildadjective

    without civilizing influences

    "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"

    Synonyms:
    raging, brutal, gaga, violent, dotty, untamed, unfounded, ferocious, fierce, cruel, tempestuous, fell, roughshod, ferine, godforsaken, uncivilised, hazardous, uncivilized, waste, baseless, risky, angry, idle, wild, savage, fantastic, groundless, feral, vicious, crazy, raving mad, barbarian, furious, unwarranted, barbarous

    Antonyms:
    civilized, civilised, tasteful

  2. barbaricadjective

    unrestrained and crudely rich

    "barbaric use of color or ornament"

    Synonyms:
    savage, uncivilized, barbarian, uncivilised, wild

    Antonyms:
    civilized, civilised, tasteful

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. barbaricadjective

    Synonyms:
    foreign, outlandish, exotic, not native

  2. barbaricadjective

    Synonyms:
    barbarian, barbarous, uncivilized, rude, savage

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How to use barbaric in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    We need to have a resolve that will bring the world together to root out the kind of radical jihadist ideology that motivates organizations like ISIS, the barbaric, ruthless, violence jihadist, terrorist group.

  2. James Cleverly:

    Iran must halt the execution of British-Iranian national Alireza Akbari and immediately release him. This is a politically motivated act by a barbaric regime that has total disregard for human life.

  3. Russ Fulcher:

    The barbaric imprisonment and execution of the courageous pro-democracy activists must finally end.

  4. George Floyd:

    Everybody had the opportunity to see a motion cinema picture of a man being tortured to death as his life was extinguished for all the world to see. It was -- it was violent. It was barbaric, the video is enough.

  5. David Daleiden:

    Taxpayer subsidies to Planned Parenthood's barbaric abortion business should be revoked immediately, and law enforcement and other elected officials must act decisively to determine the full extent of Planned Parenthood's offensive practices and hold them accountable to the law.


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