barbaric

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βαρβαρικός (barbarikós, barbaric, savage, fierce).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɑː(ɹ)ˈbæɹɪk/, /bɑː(ɹ)ˈbɛɹɪk/

AdjectiveEdit

barbaric (comparative more barbaric, superlative most barbaric)

  1. of or relating to a barbarian; uncivilized, uncultured or uncouth
    Killing doctors is barbaric.
    Antonym: nonbarbaric

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