Examples from the Web for barbaric
According to Bale, Moses was “one of the most barbaric individuals that I ever read about in my life.”Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a violent and barbaric sport and I wanted nothing to do with it.Jesus Said Knock You Out: In ‘Fight Church’ Christians Beat Thy Neighbor|Bryan Storkel|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rome wants and needs to be a capital of dialogue and peace, not a barbaric battleground.
The image of children being disposed of in such a barbaric and depraved manner outraged people across the world.Ireland’s ‘Mother and Baby Home’ Horror Goes Beyond Tuam’s Dead Infants|Patsy McGarry|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What possible explanation could there be for this barbaric act?
This barbaric display of jewelry, it should be said, is not made solely for purposes of show.Where Half The World Is Waking Up|Clarence Poe
And then came the rough, barbaric age, the boyhood of our race.Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow|Jerome K. Jerome
At the same time a chorus of barbaric yells rang out, that chilled the boy's blood, even at that distance.Ralph Granger's Fortunes|William Perry Brown
The designs are barbaric, and many are doubtless the same as those used hundreds of years ago.Oriental Rugs|Walter A. Hawley
A lively runaway or the barbaric yawp of a new street fakir may dethrone it at any time.Atlantic Classics|Various
British Dictionary definitions for barbaric
Word Origin for barbaric
Word Origin and History for barbaric
late 15c., "uncultured, uncivilized, unpolished," from French barbarique (15c.), from Latin barbaricus "foreign, strange, outlandish," from Greek barbarikos "like a foreigner," from barbaros "foreign, rude" (see barbarian). Meaning "pertaining to barbarians" is from 1660s.