barbaric

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βαρβαρικός(barbarikós, foreign, strange)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

barbaric ‎(comparative more barbaric, superlative most barbaric)

  1. Of or relating to a barbarian; uncivilised, uncultured or uncouth.
    Killing doctors is barbaric.

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