Synonyms of barbarous in English:

barbarous


See definition of barbarous

adjective

1‘the medieval ruler's barbarous reign formed the basis of the legend of Dracula’

SYNONYMS

cruel, brutal, barbaric, brutish, bestial, savage, vicious, fierce, ferocious, wicked, nasty, ruthless, remorseless, merciless, villainous, murderous, heinous, nefarious, monstrous, base, low, low-down, vile, inhuman, infernal, dark, black, black-hearted, fiendish, hellish, diabolical, ghastly, horrible

ANTONYMS

benevolent

2‘a remote and barbarous country’

SYNONYMS

uncivilized, primitive, unsophisticated, barbaric, heathen

wild, brutish, Neanderthal, barbarian

thuggish, loutish

uncouth, coarse, rough, boorish, oafish, vulgar

archaic rude

ANTONYMS

civilized