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barbarous

adjective uk   /ˈbɑː.bər.əs/ us    /ˈbɑːr.bɚ-/ formal
extremely cruel or unpleasant, or failing to reach acceptable social standards: His murder was an outrageous and barbarous act. How can they forgive such barbarous behaviour?
Translations of “barbarous”
in Spanish bárbaro…
in French barbare…
in German barbarisch, grausam…
in Chinese (Traditional) 野蠻的, 暴虐的, 未開化的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 野蛮的, 暴虐的, 未开化的…
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