What does the word barbarous mean?

Usage examples for barbarous

  1. The same changes in society which rendered it no longer possible for this class of men to pass their lives in idleness have completely put an end to this barbarous pride. – Colloquies on Society by Robert Southey
  2. This barbarous Court happily left after two days. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  3. I was delighted to find that under the new order of things in going from Berlin to Constantinople it was no longer necessary to travel through the barbarous and brutal populations of Germany, Austria and Hungary. – The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other impossibilities by Stephen Leacock