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  • adj.crude, savage
  • nouncrude, savage person

synonyms for barbarian

  • lowbrow
  • philistine
  • primitive
  • rough
  • wild
  • barbaric
  • barbarous
  • boorish
  • brutal
  • coarse
  • cruel
  • inhuman
  • merciless
  • rude
  • uncivil
  • uncivilized
  • uncouth
  • uncultivated
  • uncultured
  • unsophisticated
  • untamed
  • vicious
  • vulgar
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antonyms for barbarian

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  • calm
  • mild
  • moderate
  • sophisticated
  • civilized
  • cultured
  • educated
  • humane
  • kind
  • nice
  • polite
  • refined
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How to use barbarian in a sentence

Yet it won’t do to merely split a bunch of logs and leave them in a state of splintered entropy like some barbarian.
HOW TO FIND ZEN BY SPLITTING AND STACKING WOODMARTIN FRITZ HUBERMARCH 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Christendom looked astounded upon the spectacle of a barbarian invasion bursting forth from the cellars and garrets of Paris.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The words, taken in a new acceptation, reveal the charming maladroitness of a northern barbarian kneeling before a Roman beauty.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
But in each case the barbarian was not very far below the surface—any more than he is in an Englishman sometimes.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
He turned angrily on the "barbarian" schools, that would sweep away the past, and create Humanity anew on some arbitrary plan.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
Philip has been deemed a mere barbarian, whose victory was certain to be, and was, the death of Grecian liberty.
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It was our strength against theirs—no, it was white man's spirit against barbarian brutality.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
Then permit no "barbarian memory of wrong" to lodge in our breasts while we keep vigils over these graves of our illustrious dead.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
Livorno, in the barbarian dialect of the Genovesi, Ligorno; and hence our word Leghorn.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
Who knows what Italy, under the heel of the barbarian, does not owe to these faded pages, and through Italy the world?
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
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