Orwellian, Malthusian, barbarous, depraved…I think you get me.
The barbarous Years, the long-awaited companion to Voyagers to the West, is an even greater achievement.
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano called the attack “barbarous” and warned Italians not to return to those dark times.
They wanted members of the public to see the consequence of what can only be described as their barbarous acts.
A great nation should not live in fear of attack from handfuls of barbarous fanatics.
He hoped to arm against the ambition of Rome all the barbarous nations his neighbours, whose liberty she threatened.
With barbarous cruelty they stripped him of his clothing, even to his shirt.
Antiochus, advancing suddenly, caught some of the Parthian troops at their barbarous work, and dispersed them without difficulty.
True: we ought not to overlook the fact that we have to do with barbarous ideals.
The Romans looked on chequers as barbarous national characteristics, and left them to the Gauls and Britons.
c.1400, "uncivilized, uncultured, ignorant," from Latin barbarus, from Greek barbaros (see barbarian). Meaning "not Greek or Latin" (of words or language) is from c.1500; that of "savagely cruel" is from 1580s.