Definition of barbarously in English:



  • See barbarous

    • ‘As Ellis describes it: ‘‘Homosexual’ is a barbarously hybrid word.’’
    • ‘Moreover, the September 11 attacks vividly showed what many have warned of for some time: terrorism's reach is broad, its resources deep and its intentions barbarously lethal.’
    • ‘It is also an enormous affront to the memory of the 3,000 men and women murdered so barbarously on 11 September 2001.’
    • ‘The English poet John Dryden, who died in 1700, complained that the language was becoming unruly and disordered - ‘how barbarously we yet write and speak’, he said.’
    • ‘Two days later, on Wednesday 12 March, another young woman was barbarously stabbed to death.’