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bar·bar·i·an

 (bär-bâr′ē-ən)
n.
1.
a. A member of one of the non-Greek peoples in the ancient world, regarded by the ancient Greeks as culturally inferior.
b. A member of any of various peoples living outside the Roman Empire or not fully integrated into Greco-Roman civilization.
2. A member of a people considered uncivilized or culturally inferior by members of another people.
3. A fierce, brutal, or cruel person.
4. An insensitive, uncultured person. See Synonyms at boor.

[French barbarien, from barbare, barbarous, from Latin barbarus; see barbarous.]

bar·bar′i·an adj.
bar·bar′i·an·ism n.

barbarian

(bɑːˈbɛərɪən)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a member of a primitive or uncivilized people
2. a coarse, insensitive, or uncultured person
3. a vicious person
adj
4. of an uncivilized culture
5. insensitive, uncultured, or brutal
[C16: see barbarous]
barˈbarianism n

bar•bar•i•an

(bɑrˈbɛər i ən)

n.
1. a person regarded as savage, primitive, or uncivilized, esp. a person belonging to a culture different from one's own.
2. a person without culture, refinement, or education; philistine.
3. (esp. in ancient and medieval times) a foreigner: applied orig. to non-Greeks and to those outside the Roman Empire.
adj.
4. uncivilized; crude; savage.
5. foreign; alien.
[1540–50; < Latin barbari(a) barbarous country (see barbarous, -ia) + -an1]
bar•bar′i•an•ism, n.

barbarian

- Based on Greek barbaros, "stranger" or "enemy."
See also related terms for stranger.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barbarian - a member of an uncivilized peoplebarbarian - a member of an uncivilized people  
primitive, primitive person - a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
anthropophagite, anthropophagus, cannibal, man-eater - a person who eats human flesh
headhunter, head-shrinker - a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies
hunter-gatherer - a member of a hunting and gathering society
Vandal - a member of the Germanic people who overran Gaul and Spain and North Africa and sacked Rome in 455
2.barbarian - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinementbarbarian - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Adj.1.barbarian - without civilizing influencesbarbarian - without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"
noncivilised, noncivilized - not having a high state of culture and social development

barbarian

noun
1. savage, monster, beast, brute, yahoo, swine, ogre, sadist Our maths teacher was a bully and a complete barbarian.
2. lout, hooligan, illiterate, vandal, yahoo, bigot, philistine, ned (Scot. slang), hoon (Austral. & N.Z.), ruffian, ignoramus, boor, boot boy, lowbrow, vulgarian The visitors looked upon us all as barbarians.

barbarian

noun
An unrefined, rude person:
adjective
Translations
barbaar
غَيْر حَضاري، غَيْر مُتَمَدِّنهمجي، بربري، هَمَجي، مُتَوَحِّش
barbarbarbarský
barbarbarbarisk
barbarbarbarinbarbarskidivljački
barbár
barbari, villimaîurvillimannlegur, ósiîmenntaîur
barbar
barbarkabauygar olmayan kimsevahşi

barbarian

[bɑːˈbɛərɪən]
A. ADJbárbaro
B. Nbárbaro/a m/f

barbarian

[bɑːrˈbɛərɪən]
n
(in history) (= foreigner) → barbare m
(pejorative) (= cruel person) → barbare m
(pejorative) (= uncultured person) → barbare m
adj
(in history) [tribe, horde] → barbare; [invasion] → barbare
(pejorative) [attitude] → barbare; [practice] → barbare

barbarian

n (Hist, fig) → Barbar(in) m(f)
adj (Hist, fig) → barbarisch

barbarian

[bɑːˈbɛərɪən] nbarbaro/a

barbarous

(ˈbaːbərəs) adjective
1. uncultured and uncivilized. barbarous habits.
2. brutal. a barbarous assault.
ˈbarbarousness noun
barˈbarian (-ˈbeəriən) noun
an uncultured and uncivilized person.
adjective
barbarian customs.
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