Origin of barbarism
Examples from the Web for barbarism
“Barbarism,” said retired NYPD Officer Jim Smith on Thursday.
His sexual life, just like his barbarism, was the result of deliberation, not appetites run amok.Nothing Was Banal About Eichmann’s Evil, Says a Scathing New Biography|Michael Signer|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This war, said Poroshenko, is a “choice between civilization and barbarism.”Ukraine’s President Wowed Congress, But His Party Has a Dark Side|Anna Nemtsova|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The difference now is that ISIS no longer depends on intermediaries to broadcast its barbarism.ISIS is Using Social Media to Reach YOU, Its New Audience|Jacob Siegel|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is it also genius and a classic work about the struggle between civilization and barbarism, between good and evil?
The chivalry which he introduced was an insufficient gift to barbarism.
Will you permit a private in the Republican ranks to thank you for your great speech on the Barbarism of Slavery?
I cannot tell you how pleased I am with your late speech on the Barbarism of Slavery.
Of course, our argument is based upon the hypothesis that civilization is one thing, and barbarism another.The Right of American Slavery|True Worthy Hoit
Barbarism is no longer at our frontiers; it lives side by side with us.
British Dictionary definitions for barbarism
Word Origin for barbarism
Word Origin and History for barbarism
mid-15c., "uncivilized or rude nature," from French barbarisme (13c.), from Latin barbarismus, from Greek barbarismos "foreign speech," from barbarizein "to do as a foreigner does" (see barbarian). Only of speech in Greek, Latin, and French; sense extended in English to "uncivilized condition."