Definition of barbarousness in English:

barbarousness

noun

  • See barbarous

    • ‘Babits was a classicist: the legacy of Greece and Rome meant more to him than what he felt was the barbarousness of the Old Testament.’
    • ‘The outcry against such autocratic barbarousness became nearly universal.’
    • ‘No less sincerely did they consider the Soviet regime to be a product of the backwardness and barbarousness of Russian conditions.’
    • ‘A Londoner by birth and inclination, he couldn't stand ‘the barbarousness and insipid dulnesse of the Country’.’
    • ‘It's a passionate, daring and unflinching look at the barbarousness of war.’

Pronunciation

barbarousness

/ˈbɑːb(ə)rəsnəs/