Definition of barbaric adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

barbaric

adjective
/bɑrˈbærɪk; bɑrˈbɛrɪk/
 
 
1 cruel and violent, and not as expected from people who are educated and respect each othera barbaric act/custom/ritualThe way these animals are killed is barbaric.2 connected with barbarians barbarically
/bɑrˈbærɪkli/
 
/bɑrˈbɛrɪkli/
 
adverbThese prisoners have been treated barbarically.
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