barbarization


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bar·ba·rize

 (bär′bə-rīz′)
tr. & intr.v. bar·ba·rized, bar·ba·riz·ing, bar·ba·riz·es
To make or become crude, savage, or barbarous.

bar′ba·ri·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.barbarization - an act that makes people primitive and uncivilized
degradation, debasement - changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
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The history of cruelty and savagery which makes its demolition date a symbol of cruelty and barbarization in the calendar of humankind.
In that story, an outsider arrives in time to interrupt total barbarization of the horde.
See Amir Weiner, "Something to Die For, A Lot to Kill For," in The Barbarization of Warfare, ed.
Even though there are reasons for the cultural barbarization that accompanies the subaltern popular world's irruption into history, and even though it could be opportune, from a political standpoint, to carefully itemize the cultural traditions of the subaltern popular world and utilize them in a progressive manner, traditional high culture is still charged with the task of historicizing the "popular" and the "primitive.
Discipline principle the most important effect of education is barbarization to discipline change Education is valuable positively when focus on discipline that cause to obey.
But the work--perhaps the most discussed during the opening days of the exhibition--was not only meant as raw entertainment but as a compelling sensorial comment on the barbarization of the "other.
The Zetas are notorious for their barbarization and use of infantry tactics.
Explaining them is not the primary task that Victoria Belco has set herself, but she offers three possible explanations: that they were "ordinary massacres" deriving from the barbarization of war; that they were acts of revenge without any military need or purpose; and that the Germans killed Italians simply because they were Italians--which is what Italians themselves believed.
In this way, the possibility of structural barbarization diminishes, although it never completely disappears.
This contention, however, is empirically refuted by the incredible barbarization we have been so unfortunate as to witness in our century.
Those lessons could then be applied to European societies through the ricorso, which puts Europe in Rome's place and reveals which of its "Roman" traditions must be defended against the new barbarization.
For example, the 'Global Scenario Group' (Raskin et al, 2002), produced six scenarios in three groups of two: Conventional Worlds (Market Forces and Policy Reform), Barbarization (Breakdown and Fortress World) and Great Transitions (Eco-Communalism and New Sustainability).