Definition of barbarically in English:

barbarically

adverb

  • See barbaric

    • ‘Animals were barbarically killed even next to children's playgrounds.’
    • ‘One of those is Kenneth Bigley, a British engineer held hostage by terrorists who have already barbarically murdered his two American comrades.’
    • ‘He is in a tricky position, trying to lead a country divided on a fundamental point of law, but this doesn't justify allowing one of his citizens to be barbarically beaten to death.’
    • ‘Take, for example, the horrible news coming out of Iraq about contract workers for Halliburton and other war corporations being brutally killed and their bodies barbarically desecrated.’
    • ‘Most chillingly, we lost one of our own in the terrorist war, the brilliant Journal reporter, Daniel Pearl, kidnapped and barbarically murdered in Pakistan.’

Pronunciation

barbarically

/bɑːˈbarɪkli/