Synonyms for barbarity

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Their plan exhibits the barbarity of the age and the sensuality of the king.

It would do more than anything to put an end to that barbarity.

He had now an opportunity to display his infamy and barbarity.

Their very children are not exempted from these acts of barbarity.

But, unhappily, these deeds of barbarity were not left to the vengeance of the law.

This 242was the man who would reform a nation sinking into barbarity.

The tories appeared to vie with and even to surpass the savages in barbarity.

Diceto makes this barbarity a part of the sentence passed on the Germans.

It is probable that each side matched the other in barbarity.

It is only a few years since the Russians emerged from a state of barbarity.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "want of civilization," from Latin barbarus (see barbarian) + -ity. Meaning "savage cruelty" is recorded from 1680s.

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