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Barbarism

Bar´ba`rism   Pronunciation: bär´bå`rĭz'm
n.1.An uncivilized state or condition; rudeness of manners; ignorance of arts, learning, and literature; barbarousness.
2.A barbarous, cruel, or brutal action; an outrage.
A heinous barbarism . . . against the honor of marriage.
- Milton.
3.An offense against purity of style or language; any form of speech contrary to the pure idioms of a particular language. See Solecism.
Noun1.barbarism - a brutal barbarous savage act
Gothicism, Irish bull, Neanderthalism, age of ignorance, animality, antiphrasis, bad taste, barbarity, barbarousness, benightedness, benightment, bestiality, bombasticness, brutality, brutishness, cacology, cacophony, clumsiness, coarseness, colloquialism, corruption, crudeness, cumbrousness, dark, dark age, darkness, dysphemism, error, foreignism, gracelessness, grossness, harshness, heathenism, heaviness, ill breeding, ill-balanced sentences, impoliteness, impropriety, impurity, incivility, inconcinnity, incorrectness, indecorousness, inelegance, inelegancy, infelicity, lack of finish, lack of polish, lapse, leadenness, localism, malaprop, malapropism, misconstruction, missaying, misusage, misuse, neologism, paganism, philistinism, pompousness, ponderousness, poor diction, roughness, rudeness, savagery, savagism, sesquipedalianism, sesquipedality, shibboleth, slang, slip, slipshod construction, solecism, spoonerism, stiltedness, taboo word, tastelessness, troglodytism, turgidity, uncivilizedness, uncouthness, uncultivatedness, uncultivation, unculturedness, unenlightenment, uneuphoniousness, ungracefulness, ungrammaticism, unrefinement, unseemliness, unwieldiness, vernacularism, vulgarism, vulgarity, wildness
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