Student Thesaurus

One entry found for barbarous.
Entry Word: barbarous
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having or showing the desire to inflict severe pain and suffering on others <the barbarous treatment of the native peoples of the New World by those bent on conquest at any cost> -- see CRUEL 1
2 not civilized <an aunt who abhors barbarous behavior such as eating with your fingers> -- see SAVAGE 1