Part of speech:
Not domesticated or cultivated; wild:
Deliberately seeking to inflict pain and suffering; enjoying others' suffering; without mercy or pity
Having a harmful influence:
The definition of barbarous is something that is uncivilized or crude.
Eager for bloodshed; bloodthirsty.
Eager to cause or see the shedding of blood.
Capable or guilty of, or intending, murder
Disposed to violence; ferocious or cruel.
Capable of destroying; lethal:
Crude in feeling or manner.
Without pity; unfeeling
Without mercy; having, feeling, or showing no mercy; pitiless, cruel, implacable, etc.
(Now Rare) Frightened; timid
The definition of predatory is living by harming, robbing or hunting others.
(Informal) Unpleasant; annoying
(Archaic) Noble; chivalrous:
Changed from a wild to a domesticated state: said as of animals trained for use by humans or as pets
The definition of barbaric is something that is primitive or uncivilized.
Participating or tending to participate in a very dangerous or difficult sport:
Unrelenting or uncompromising:
Not having the qualities considered normal to or for human beings; unfeeling, heartless, cruel, barbarous, etc.
Living by killing prey, especially in large numbers:
The definition of ruthless is someone without compassion or who doesn't show mercy.
Extremely violent or injurious; cruel:
Having weakness due to youth; immature; young
Suggestive of or resembling a wolf.
So intense as to cause extreme suffering
Not controlled or held in check; immoderate:
Exceeding a normal or reasonable limit; excessive:
Lacking, deprived, or devoid of something:
Full of intensity; energetic or fierce:
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