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Rome’s story then does not warn us of the danger of barbarous outsiders toppling a society from within.

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The collective trauma created by these barbarous acts is impossible to imagine, both in the U.S. and in the Middle East.

Orwellian, Malthusian, barbarous, depraved…I think you get me.

They wanted members of the public to see the consequence of what can only be described as their barbarous acts.

However, very little information is gleaned from these barbarous methods.

The Barbarous Years, the long-awaited companion to Voyagers to the West, is an even greater achievement.

I have been accused of showing irreverence towards these barbarous kings and priests.

He wrote verses with elegance in French, Spanish and Italian, and was a polisher of his native language in a barbarous age.

Edward sent him to London, 'fettered on a hackney,' to undergo the same barbarous death as his heroic brother.

Curiosity induced Mr. Cunningham and myself to view this barbarous feast and we landed about ten minutes after it had commenced.

Their garb, their gestures, their salutations, had a wild and barbarous character.


On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barbarous, such as: atrocious, barbaric, brutal, cruel, heartless, and inhuman.

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