barbarianism

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barbarianism (uncountable)

  1. A primitive, less advanced, or simplistic ethos or societal condition; barbarism.
    Some postulate that after a nuclear war, humanity would fall into a state of barbarianism.
  2. Behaviour appropriate to a barbarian, that is uncivilized, brutal, or crude.
    The teacher accused the bullies of barbarianism when she caught them taunting the girl in a wheelchair.

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