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Synonyms for barbarity
bɑrˈbær ɪ tibar·bar·i·ty

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  1. atrocity, atrociousness, barbarity, barbarousness, heinousnessnoun

    the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane

    atrocity, atrociousness, barbarousness, barbarism, brutality, inhumanity, heinousness, savagery

  2. brutality, barbarity, barbarism, savagerynoun

    a brutal barbarous savage act

    atrocity, atrociousness, barbarousness, savageness, viciousness, barbarism, brutality, heinousness, savagery, ferociousness

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  1. barbaritynoun

    cruelty, savageness, brutality, brutishness, ferociousness, ferocity, inhumanity, truculence, hardness of heart, manners of a barbarian

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  1. barbaritynoun

    barbarism, barbarousness, inhumanity, brutality

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  1. Laura Ingraham:

    Every day the barbarity of the Left’s COVID lockdowns and school closures becomes more apparent, the great global resetters who love to see us shut in and shut up were fine seeing our economy destroyed – and even turning kids into screaming zombies.

  2. Elaine Pearson:

    The junta's barbarity and callous disregard for human life aims to chill the anti-coup protest movement, european Union member states, the United States, and other governments should show the junta that there will be a reckoning for its crimes.

  3. Oscar Johnson Rivas:

    They were grabbing us mercilessly, like we were animals, thats a barbarity, because were all human.

  4. Adrian LeBaron:

    I really believe that the cartels in Mexico have moved to another level of barbarity, they are as bad or worse than ISIS. ISIS have an ideology, these sicarios (hitmen), why are they doing it? Out of greed and pure evil.

  5. Richard Hughes:

    Do your bit to save humanity from lapsing back into barbarity by reading all the novels you can.

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