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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 Vietnamese man rợ, tàn bạo…
in Spanish bárbaro…
in Thai ป่าเถื่อน, โหดร้าย…
in Malaysian kejam, kasar…
in French barbare…
in German barbarisch, grausam…
in Chinese (Traditional) 野蠻的, 暴虐的, 未開化的…
in Indonesian biadab, keji…
in Chinese (Simplified) 野蛮的, 暴虐的, 未开化的…
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