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Definition 1: a member of an uncivilized people - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for barbarian in the sense of this definition

(barbarian is a kind of ...) a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization

(... is a kind of barbarian ) a person who eats human flesh

(... is a kind of barbarian ) a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies

(... is a kind of barbarian ) a member of a hunting and gathering society

(... is a kind of barbarian ) a member of the Germanic people who overran Gaul and Spain and North Africa and sacked Rome in 455

(... is an instance of barbarian) Germanic barbarian leader who ended the Western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493)

Definition 2: a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for barbarian in the sense of this definition

(barbarian is a kind of ...) a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Definition 3: without civilizing influences - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where barbarian or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • barbarian invaders
  • barbaric practices
  • a savage people
  • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient
  • wild tribes

Synonyms for barbarian in the sense of this definition

(barbarian is similar to ...) not having a high state of culture and social development

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