Examples of barbarism in a Sentence
The barbarism of his dictatorship cannot be ignored.
Such barbarisms cannot be tolerated.
Recent Examples of barbarism from the Web
The terrorists will never defeat a united people who love freedom from barbarism.
In fact, the worst human barbarism demands our best creative efforts, lest ugliness win out.
The cradle of ancient civilization is the epicenter of present-day barbarism.
The director, Niki Caro, handsomely adapted Diane Ackerman’s 2007 nonfiction best seller, but the suffering of fugitives feels tame as the film avoids graphic depictions of Nazi barbarism, Stephen Holden wrote in The New York Times.
After Till was abducted, beaten, and mutilated by two white men, his mother insisted on an open casket at her son’s funeral to show the barbarism of his killing.
His work obsessively returns to the idea that, as Walter Benjamin famously put it, every document of civilization is also a document of barbarism.
Or putting a death in the context of the thousands of other people who’ve perished through similar barbarism.
Religious leaders must make this absolutely clear: Barbarism will deliver you no glory -- piety to evil will bring you no dignity.
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First Known Use of barbarism
BARBARISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of barbarism for English Language Learners
: cruel and violent behavior
: very rude behavior
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