barbarian

adjective bar·bar·i·an \ bär-ˈber-ē-ən \

Definition of barbarian

1 :of or relating to a land, culture, or people alien and usually believed to be inferior to another land, culture, or people
2 :lacking refinement, learning, or artistic or literary culture

barbarian

noun

barbarianism

play \-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Examples of barbarian in a Sentence

  1. people who were regarded as barbarian by the ancient Romans

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Origin and Etymology of barbarian

Latin barbarus — more at barbarous


BARBARIAN Defined for Kids

barbarian

noun bar·bar·i·an \ bär-ˈber-ē-ən \

Definition of barbarian for Students

:an uncivilized person


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