Definition of Barbarisation

1. Noun. An act that makes people primitive and uncivilized.

Exact synonyms: Barbarization
Generic synonyms: Debasement, Degradation
Derivative terms: Barbarise, Barbarise, Barbarize



Definition of Barbarisation

1. Noun. An act which causes people revert to a state which is primitive and uncivilized. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barbarisation

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barbal
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barbaras
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barbarians
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barbariousness
barbarisation (current term)
barbarisations
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barbarous
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Literary usage of Barbarisation

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1. William Wetmore Story and His Friends: From Letters, Diaries, and Recollections by Henry James (1903)
"... this is precisely from our being able to trace in it, step by step, what may be called the de-barbarisation of the conception of life. ..."

2. The Growth of the Manor by Sir Paul Vinogradoff (1905)
"But in order to speak of it rightly we must remember that the Romanisation of outlying provinces is at the same time the barbarisation of Rome. ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... the devastation and barbarisation of south Russia proceeded apace, so that it soon ceased to be the centre of political life. ..."

4. The History of Christianity from the Birth of Christ to the Abolition of by Henry Hart Milman (1867)
"As we cannot but suppose that the state of the world, as well during, as subsequent to the introduction of Christianity, the comparative re- barbarisation ..."

5. German Education Past and Present by Friedrich Paulsen (1908)
"The barbarisation of the world by scholastic philosophy, by men like Thomas and Scotus, is the ever-recurring theme of the eloquence of the Humanists. ..."

6. Democracy and Reaction by Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse (1904)
"... the hardening elements—so necessary for “re-barbarisation “—the plan of making a boy fend for himself from a very early age, but they seldom pretend ..."

7. A History of the Later Roman Empire: From Arcadius to Irene (395 A.D. to 800 by John Bagnell Bury (1889)
"... is probable that the barbarisation of the army progressed surely and continuously, but this plan of settling barbarians as coloni within Roman territory ..."

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