Remember the touching story of Adonis, barbarously wounded, surviving in a pine, where he weeps eternally.
Were it not you, I should know how (barbarously as you are used) to advise you in a moment.
She now first bursting into tears, told him how barbarously she had been treated.
He has treated me barbarously, but not quite so ill as he did the Bishop of Rochester.
I found the Pole burnishing his accoutrements, and singing, in French most barbarously broken, the burden of a chanson boire.
Who has barbarously wronged my character since I left you Monday?
The Emperor of China does not guard his secrets quite so barbarously.
Upwards of 2,000 were barbarously put to death within three days.
Our delicate French epicurism is doubtless about to be put to a rude test by the barbarously heavy German cooking.
He the while, was dragged to the feet of the chief and barbarously butchered.
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.