Definition Of barbarous
a remote and barbarous country
savagely cruel; exceedingly brutal.
many early child-rearing practices were barbarous by modern standards
Example Of barbarous
Acts of barbarous inhumanity are a grim reminder that, in the scheme of things, we are not much above wild animals.
As late as 1787, the English agricultural traveller Arthur Young was astonished to find many regions of France still dominated by ‘the common barbarous course’ of the three-field system.
‘If we do have to take military action, we do so in the sure knowledge that we are removing one of the most barbarous and detestable regimes in modern political history,’ he said.
‘The more civilized his object, the more barbarous the worker,’ Marx wrote.
‘These horrific and barbarous attacks on civilians overnight in Casablanca demonstrated a callous disregard for all human life, regardless of nationality,’ he said.