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Synonyms for barbaric
bɑrˈbær ɪkbar·bar·ic

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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. President Barack Obama:

    ISIL is the face of evil, our goal, as I've said many times, is to degrade and ultimately destroy this barbaric terrorist organization.

  2. David Daleiden:

    In the twisted world of baby parts trafficking from Planned Parenthood abortion clinics, there are few unbroken rules, after the serious admissions in Planned Parenthood's letter to Congress last week, it is imperative for lawmakers and law enforcement to act decisively to determine the full extent of Planned Parenthood and their proxies' lawbreaking, hold them accountable, and stop the taxpayer funding of these barbaric atrocities against humanity.

  3. Penny Mordaunt:

    No one should face the death penalty because of who they love. Brunei's decision is barbaric and the UK stands with the LGBT + community and those who defend their rights, lGBT + rights are human rights.

  4. Security Council:

    The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the ongoing barbaric terrorist acts in Iraq by ISIL (Islamic State).

  5. Arthur Rathburn:

    I know how some of you thought this was barbaric, i can understand your point of view, but this was necessary.


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