Origin of barbarous
Synonyms for barbarous
Related Words for barbarouslyviciously, fiercely, savagely, mercilessly, relentlessly, ferociously, ruthlessly, harshly, crudely, bluntly, meanly, atrociously, barbarically, barbarously, callously, diabolically, heartlessly, inexorably, inhumanely, inhumanly
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Historical Examples of barbarously
Were it not you, I should know how (barbarously as you are used) to advise you in a moment.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
My sister was barbarously treated because she assisted me in my misfortunes.The Life and Adventures of Baron Trenck
In France also, how barbarously have the Reformed been treated!John Deane of Nottingham
The Count Elian, and the commanders of the legions who had conducted the gallant defence, were barbarously crucified.
He has treated me barbarously, but not quite so ill as he did the Bishop of Rochester.The Lyon in Mourning, Vol. 1
Word Origin for barbarous
c.1400, "uncivilized, uncultured, ignorant," from Latin barbarus, from Greek barbaros (see barbarian). Meaning "not Greek or Latin" (of words or language) is from c.1500; that of "savagely cruel" is from 1580s.