verb (used with object), bar·ba·rized, bar·ba·riz·ing.
verb (used without object), bar·ba·rized, bar·ba·riz·ing.
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Origin of barbarize
OTHER WORDS FROM barbarizebar·ba·ri·za·tion, nounde·bar·ba·rize, verb (used with object), de·bar·ba·rized, de·bar·ba·riz·ing.un·bar·ba·rize, verb (used with object), un·bar·ba·rized, un·bar·ba·riz·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for barbarize
If the most effectual method of degrading woman be to barbarize man, the certain means of dignifying her is to christianize him.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
In this age, poverty tends to barbarize men; it shuts them out from the educational influences of our times.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 1 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
This might tend to barbarize, demoralize, and exasperate the whole mass and produce most deplorable consequences.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
He never had a family to de-barbarize, even though he did write very pretty books about 93 the subject.The Prairie Mother|Arthur Stringer