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synonyms for barbarous

  • atrocious
  • barbaric
  • brutal
  • cruel
  • heartless
  • inhuman
  • inhumane
  • rude
  • ruthless
  • sadistic
  • uncivilized
  • unsophisticated
  • vicious
  • vulgar
  • barbarian
  • brutish
  • coarse
  • ferocious
  • ignorant
  • monstrous
  • primitive
  • rough
  • truculent
  • uncivil
  • uncouth
  • uncultured
  • wicked
  • wild
  • wolfish
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antonyms for barbarous

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  • compassionate
  • considerate
  • cultured
  • feeling
  • gentle
  • humane
  • inoffensive
  • kind
  • merciful
  • nice
  • polished
  • polite
  • refined
  • sophisticated
  • sympathetic
  • civilized
  • educated
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How to use barbarous in a sentence

I have been accused of showing irreverence towards these barbarous kings and priests.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He wrote verses with elegance in French, Spanish and Italian, and was a polisher of his native language in a barbarous age.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Edward sent him to London, 'fettered on a hackney,' to undergo the same barbarous death as his heroic brother.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Curiosity induced Mr. Cunningham and myself to view this barbarous feast and we landed about ten minutes after it had commenced.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Their garb, their gestures, their salutations, had a wild and barbarous character.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
At the present day, almost every people that exist, whether barbarous or civilized, has its own form of dancing.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
But the spirit of allegory, which has never been lost, may be traced throughout these barbarous discourses.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Next morning churning had again become loathsome, sweeping was hard work, and dinner was a barbarous institution.
A FOREST HEARTH: A ROMANCE OF INDIANA IN THE THIRTIESCHARLES MAJOR
How can we face without fear, a God whom we suppose sufficiently barbarous to wish to damn us forever?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
The idea of Hell and the old Morrisonian notion of the Hereafter appeared crude and barbarous.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BARBAROUS

  • barbaric
  • barbarous
  • boorish
  • brutal
  • coarse
  • cruel
  • inhuman
  • lowbrow
  • merciless
  • philistine
  • primitive
  • rough
  • rude
  • uncivil
  • uncivilized
  • uncouth
  • uncultivated
  • uncultured
  • unsophisticated
  • untamed
  • vicious
  • vulgar
  • wild
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.