implies a more primitive civilization than
and connotes great fierceness and cruelty a savage inquisition
connotes cruelty and brutality regarded as characteristic of primitive people
suggests crudeness and lack of restraint regarded as characteristic of primitive peoples barbaric splendor
basically refers to a civilization or people regarded as primitive, either without further connotation barbarian tribes or with the implication of lack of cultivation and refinement or of brutishness
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She had forgotten he was a barbarian like the others after all he'd done to save her.
On the decline of the Roman empire Vindobona became the prey of successive barbarian invaders.
He is a barbarian to others and they to him, since they cannot understand what is spoken by him.
During this period the revolt of the African prince Gildo was suppressed (398); Italy was successfully defended against Alaric, who was defeated at Pollentia (402) and Verona (403); and the barbarian hordes under the Goth Radagaisus were destroyed (406).