verb (used with object), bar·ba·rized, bar·ba·riz·ing.
verb (used without object), bar·ba·rized, bar·ba·riz·ing.
Origin of barbarize
Related formsbar·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.
Examples from the Web for barbarize
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
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