What is the meaning of barbarous?

adjective

  • Of persons or their actions. ( able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering)
    • usage: "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
  • Primitive in customs and culture. .
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