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Synonyms for barbarism
ˈbɑr bəˌrɪz əmbar·barism

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. barbarism

    Language (French langage < Latin lingua, the tongue) signified originally expression of thought by spoken words, but now in its widest sense it signifies expression of thought by any means; as, the language of the eyes, the language of flowers. As regards the use of words, language in its broadest sense denotes all the uttered sounds and their combinations into words and sentences that human beings employ for the communication of thought, and, in a more limited sense, the words or combinations forming a means of communication among the members of a single nation, people, or race. Speech involves always the power of articulate utterance; we can speak of the language of animals, but not of their speech. A tongue is the speech or language of some one people, country, or race. A dialect is a special mode of speaking a language peculiar to some locality or class, not recognized as in accordance with the best usage; a barbarism is a perversion of a language by ignorant foreigners, or some usage akin to that. Idiom refers to the construction of phrases and sentences, and the way of forming or using words; it is the peculiar mold in which each language casts its thought. The great difficulty of translation is to give the thought expressed in one language in the idiom of another. A dialect may be used by the highest as well as the lowest within its range; a patois is distinctly illiterate, belonging to the lower classes; those who speak a patois understand the cultured form of their own language, but speak only the degraded form, as in the case of the Italian lazzaroni or the former negro slaves in the United States. Vernacular, from the Latin, has the same general sense as the Saxon mother tongue, of one's native language, or that of a people; as, the Scriptures were translated into the vernacular. Compare DICTION.

    Synonyms:
    dialect, diction, expression, idiom, language, mother tongue, patois, speech, tongue, vernacular, vocabulary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brutality, barbarity, barbarism, savagerynoun

    a brutal barbarous savage act

    Synonyms:
    atrocity, atrociousness, barbarousness, savageness, viciousness, brutality, heinousness, barbarity, savagery, ferociousness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. barbarismnoun

    Synonyms:
    incivility, rudeness, savageness, vandalism, gothicism, barbarous state, uncivilized condition

  2. barbarismnoun

    Synonyms:
    vulgarism, slang, unauthorized expression

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. barbarismnoun

    Synonyms:
    savagery, savagism, outrage, brutality, atrocity, vulgarism, impropriety (of speech), solecism

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "barbarism":

    barbarity, barbaric, barbarous, savagery, brutality, barbary, barbarian

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How to use barbarism in a sentence?

  1. Farooq Kperogi:

    Sadly, this sort of consequence-free murder of people in the name of avenging' blasphemy' has been going on for far too long in the North. This must stop ! the monsters in that video are easily identifiable. The Sokoto State government must immediately apprehend them and make an example of them. If The Sokoto State government doesn't happen, this kind of murderous barbarism will continue.

  2. Perry Brass:

    The lowest form of barbarism is smugly to berate someone for extending an act of kindness.

  3. Prime MinisterSince Johnson:

    We've helped, I've helped, get this country through a pandemic and help save another country from barbarism. And frankly, that's enough to be going on with. Mission largely accomplished, i want to thank everybody here and hasta la vista, baby.

  4. John Kerry:

    The international community cannot turn a blind eye to such barbarism.

  5. Denis Diderot:

    Fanaticism is just one step away from barbarism.


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