barbaric

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bɑːrˈbærɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɑrˈbærɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bär barik)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
bar•bar•ic /bɑrˈbærɪk/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. lacking civilization;
    primitive.
  2. cruel.
bar•bar•i•cal•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bar•bar•ic  (bär barik),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. without civilizing influences;
    uncivilized;
    primitive:barbaric invaders.
  2. of, like, or befitting barbarians:a barbaric empire; barbaric practices.
  3. crudely rich or splendid:barbaric decorations.
bar•bari•cal•ly, adv. 
  • Greek barbarikós. See barbarous, -ic
  • Latin barbaricus
  • 1480–90
    • 1, 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  barbarian. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
barbaric /bɑːˈbærɪk/ adj
  1. of or characteristic of barbarians
  2. primitive or unsophisticated; unrestrained
  3. brutal
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin barbaricus foreign, outlandish; see barbarous

barˈbarically adv
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