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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).
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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
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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|
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noun viciousness, horror, atrocity, cruelty, brutality, ferocity, savagery, ruthlessness, inhumanity the barbarity of war
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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barbarity[bɑːˈbærɪtɪ] N → barbaridad f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
barbarity[bɑːrˈbærɪti] n (= savagery) → barbarie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
barbarity[bɑːˈbærɪtɪ] n → barbarie f inv
the barbarities of modern warfare → le atrocità della guerra moderna
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995