barbarity(redirected from barbarities)
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n. pl. bar·bar·i·ties
a. Savage brutality or cruelty: a dictator whose barbarity was only exceeded by that of his rival.
b. A cruel or savage act.
2. The condition of being uncivilized or uncultured: "All the little decorum and politeness we have ... are so ready to lapse into barbarity" (Jonathan Swift).
n, pl -ties
1. the state or condition of being barbaric or barbarous
2. a brutal or vicious act
3. a crude or unsophisticated quality, style, expression, etc
bar•bar•i•ty(bɑrˈbær ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. brutal conduct.
2. an act or instance of cruelty.
3. crudity of style.
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|Noun||1.||barbarity - the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane|
|2.||barbarity - a brutal barbarous savage act|