Definition of barbarity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

barbarity

 noun
noun
NAmE//bɑrˈbærət̮i//
 
, NAmE//bɑrˈbɛrət̮i//
 
(pl. barbarities)[uncountable, countable]
 
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behavior that deliberately causes extreme pain or suffering to others The barbarity of the old regime was eventually exposed.
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