barbaric

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɑː(ɹ)ˈbæɹɪk/

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βαρβαρικός (barbarikos, foreign, strange)

Adjective[edit]

barbaric (comparative more barbaric, superlative most barbaric)

  1. Of or relating to a barbarian; uncivilised, uncultured or uncouth.
    Eating baby seals alive is barbaric.

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