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Barbarism vs. Barbarianism — What's the Difference?

Barbarism vs. Barbarianism — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Barbarism and Barbarianism

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Barbarism

The condition of having no civilizing influences or refined culture; ignorance or crudity
"the struggles made by different nations, as they emerge from barbarism, to supply themselves with some visible symbol of thought" (William Hickling Prescott).
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Barbarianism

A member of one of the non-Greek peoples in the ancient world, regarded by the ancient Greeks as culturally inferior.
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Barbarism

Savage violence or cruelty
"To say that the barbarism of one side [in World War I] impelled the barbarism of the other is not much of an excuse" (David A. Bell).
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Barbarianism

A member of any of various peoples living outside the Roman Empire or not fully integrated into Greco-Roman civilization.
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Barbarism

The use of words, forms, or expressions considered incorrect or unacceptable.
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Barbarianism

A member of a people considered uncivilized or culturally inferior by members of another people.
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Barbarism

A specific word, form, or expression so used.
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Barbarianism

A crude, uncivilized, or brutal person.
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Barbarism

A barbaric act.
These barbarisms can not be allowed to continue; they must be crushed or civilization will collapse.
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Barbarianism

A primitive or simplistic ethos or societal condition; barbarism.
Some postulate that after a nuclear war, humanity would fall into a state of barbarianism.
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Barbarism

The condition of existing barbarically.
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Barbarianism

Behaviour appropriate to a barbarian, that is uncivilized, brutal, or crude.
The teacher accused the bullies of barbarianism when she caught them taunting the girl in a wheelchair.
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Barbarism

A word hybridizing Ancient Greek and Latin or other heterogeneous roots.
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Barbarism

An error in language use within a single word, such as a mispronunciation.
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Barbarism

An uncivilized state or condition; rudeness of manners; ignorance of arts, learning, and literature; barbarousness.
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Barbarism

A barbarous, cruel, or brutal action; an outrage.
A heinous barbarism . . . against the honor of marriage.
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Barbarism

An offense against purity of style or language; any form of speech contrary to the pure idioms of a particular language. See Solecism.
The Greeks were the first that branded a foreign term in any of their writers with the odious name of barbarism.
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Barbarism

A brutal barbarous savage act
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