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1. barbarous

adjective. ['ˈbɑːrbɝəs'] primitive in customs and culture.

Synonyms

  • noncivilized

Antonyms

  • mild
  • indirect

Etymology

  • barbarus (Latin)
  • βάρβαρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Barbarous

  • adulterous
  • adventurous
  • adventurous
  • amorous
  • boisterous
  • cancerous
  • cantankerous
  • carboniferous
  • carnivorous
  • coniferous
  • dangerous
  • decorous
  • fossiliferous
  • generous
  • glamorous
  • herbivorous
  • herbivorous
  • heterosporous
  • homosporous
  • humerous

Sentences with barbarous


1. Adjective
The Native Americans were considered barbarous by the Europeans because they worshiped wooden images or carved and painted images.

2. barbarous

adjective. ['ˈbɑːrbɝəs'] (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering.

Synonyms

  • inhumane
  • roughshod
  • fell
  • cruel
  • savage
  • vicious

Antonyms

  • inhumaneness
  • painless
  • unshod
  • submissive

Etymology

  • barbarus (Latin)
  • βάρβαρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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