Barbarity

  • 1 Barbarity — Жанр дэт метал Годы c 2002 года Страна …

    Википедия

  • 2 Barbarity — Bar*bar i*ty, n.; pl. {Barbarities}. [From {Barbarous}.] 1. The state or manner of a barbarian; lack of civilization. [1913 Webster] 2. Cruelty; ferociousness; inhumanity. [1913 Webster] Treating Christians with a barbarity which would have… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 barbarity — index atrocity, bestiality, brutality, cruelty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 barbarity — 1560s, want of civilization, from L. barbarus (see BARBARIAN (Cf. barbarian)) + ITY (Cf. ity). Meaning savage cruelty is recorded from 1680s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 barbarity — *barbarism Analogous words: barbarousness, savagery, ferociousness or ferocity, cruelty, inhumanity (see corresponding adjectives at FIERCE) Antonyms: humaneness Contrasted words: gentleness, mildness, smoothness, lenity or leniency (see… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 barbarity — [n] crudity, savagery boorishness, brutality, crudeness, cruelty, inhumanity, ruthlessness, savageness, viciousness, vulgarity; concept 633 Ant. kindness …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 barbarity — [bär ber′ə tē] n. pl. barbarities 1. cruel or brutal behavior; inhumanity 2. a cruel or brutal act 3. a crude or coarse taste, manner, form, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 barbarity — [[t]bɑː(r)bæ̱rɪti[/t]] barbarities N VAR (disapproval) If you refer to someone s behaviour as barbarity, you strongly disapprove of it because you think that it is extremely cruel. Rebellions were put down with appalling barbarity. ...the… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 barbarity — barbarism, barbarity Barbarism has the widest scope of reference, being applied to matters of taste as well as human behaviour, and it has a special meaning in relation to language (see barbarisms). Barbarity (and occasionally barbarousness,… …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 barbarity — [bɑː bærɪtɪ] display barbarity unmitigated utter barbarity outright to demonstrate …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 barbarity — bar|bar|i|ty [ba:ˈbærıti US ba:r ] n plural barbarities [U and C] a very cruel act ▪ the medieval barbarity of putting people in prison for debt …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 barbarity — noun the barbarity of slavery Syn: brutality, brutalism, cruelty, bestiality, barbarism, barbarousness, savagery, viciousness, wickedness, villainy, baseness, inhumanity; atrocity Ant: benevolence …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 barbarity — barbarism UK [ˈbɑː(r)bəˌrɪz(ə)m] / US [ˈbɑrbəˌrɪzəm] or barbarity UK [bɑː(r)ˈbærətɪ] / US [bɑrˈberətɪ] noun [uncountable] extremely violent and cruel behaviour …

    English dictionary

  • 14 barbarity — barbarism ► NOUN 1) extreme cruelty. 2) an uncivilized or primitive state. 3) a word or expression which is badly formed according to traditional rules, e.g. the word television, which is formed from two different languages. DERIVATIVES barbarity …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 barbarity — noun (plural ties) Date: circa 1570 1. barbarism 2. a. barbarous cruelty ; inhumanity b. an act or instance of such cruelty …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 barbarity — /bahr bar i tee/, n., pl. barbarities. 1. brutal or inhuman conduct; cruelty. 2. an act or instance of cruelty or inhumanity. 3. crudity of style, taste, expression, etc. [1560 70; < L barbar(us) (see BARBAROUS) + ITY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 17 barbarity — noun a) The state of being barbarous; brutality b) A barbaric act …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 barbarity — Synonyms and related words: Gothicism, Neanderthalism, acuteness, animality, atrociousness, atrocity, barbarism, barbarousness, beastliness, bestiality, bloodiness, bloodlust, bloodthirst, bloodthirstiness, bloody mindedness, brutality,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 barbarity — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Savagery] Syn. savageness, cruelty, brutality; see cruelty . 2. [Crudity] Syn. boorishness, vulgarity, crudeness; see rudeness . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. barbarism, savagery, ignorance, cloddishness, brutality,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 barbarity — bar|bar|i|ty [ bar berəti ] noun count or uncount extremely violent and cruel behavior …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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