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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barbarouslyadverb

    in a barbarous manner

    "they were barbarously murdered"


  1. barbarouslyadverb

    In a barbarous manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Barbarouslyadverb

    Etymology: from barbarous.

    We barbarously call them blest,
    Whilst swelling coffers break their owner’s rest. George Stepney.

    But yet you barbarously murder’d him. John Dryden, Span. Friar.

    She wishes it may prosper; but her mother used one of her nieces very barbarously. Spectator, №. 483.


  1. barbarously

    Barbarously refers to any act carried out in a cruel, brutal, savage, or uncivilized way, or in a manner that is considered exceptionally harsh or inhuman. It can also refer to behaviour that lacks refinement, sophistication, and respect for cultural, social or moral norms.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Barbarouslyadverb

    in a barbarous manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barbarously in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barbarously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of barbarously in a Sentence

  1. Agnes Repplier:

    A villain must be a thing of power, handled with delicacy and grace. He must be wicked enough to excite our aversion, strong enough to arouse our fear, human enough to awaken some transient gleam of sympathy. We must triumph in his downfall, yet not barbarously nor with contempt, and the close of his career must be in harmony with all its previous development.


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