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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement; A member of an uncivilized people adj. - Without civilizing influences.

Usage examples (40)
  • Culture sets apart man from barbarian, but not in all regards.
  • barbarian invaders
  • Point of interest: Philip uses the term barbarian for a foreign king.
  • A desperate new appeal by the president of Georgia to stop what he calls barbarian behavior by Russia. for more
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