Examples of barbarity in a Sentence
The barbarity of the attack was horrifying.
The photos vividly capture the war's barbarity.
He is accused of inflicting unimaginable barbarities on his own people.
Recent Examples of barbarity from the Web
Lobotomies for ulcerative colitis, and for mental illness, were halted in the late 1950s because of outrage at the barbarity of the procedure and the emergence of new drugs — antipsychotics for mental illness and corticosteroids for colitis.
In the 74 years since the D-Day landings, the barbarity of the épuration sauvage — its violence against women — has often been overlooked.
In the past two months alone 600,000 Muslim Rohingyas have fled their homes in Rakhine state, carrying tales of barbarity into squalid camps across the border in Bangladesh; plumes of smoke mark the villages from which they were chased.
In the past two months alone 600,000 Muslim Rohingyas have fled their homes in Rakhine state, carrying tales of barbarity into squalid camps across the border in Bangladesh
This barrage of barbarity quickly became monotonous.
The methods employed under Rossomanno’s supervision (and often under his watchful eye) only serve to inflame and anger people who are already upset with the barbarity of police tactics.
Just two weeks after the march, on September 15, white folk answered back with unimaginable barbarity.
Although there are scenes of shocking cruelty, mostly involving Law’s character, Ritchie always pulls his camera away at the bloodiest moments, rending the PG-13 barbarity more theoretical.
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BARBARITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of barbarity for English Language Learners
: extreme cruelty : a very cruel and violent quality
: a cruel act
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