barbarianize

[ bahr-bair-ee-uh-nahyz ]
/ bɑrˈbɛər i əˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), bar·bar·i·an·ized, bar·bar·i·an·iz·ing.

to make barbarian.

Nearby words

  1. barbados gooseberry,
  2. barbados pride,
  3. barbara,
  4. barbarelli, giorgio,
  5. barbarian,
  6. barbaric,
  7. barbarism,
  8. barbarity,
  9. barbarize,
  10. barbarossa

Also especially British, bar·bar·i·an·ise.

Origin of barbarianize

First recorded in 1855–60; barbarian + -ize

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