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 for barbaric
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Barbaric \Bar*bar"ic\ (b[aum]r*b[a^]r"[i^]k), a. [L. barbaricus
     foreign, barbaric, Gr. barbariko`s.]
     1. Of, or from, barbarian nations; foreign; -- often with
        reference to barbarous nations of east. "Barbaric pearl
        and gold." --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Of or pertaining to, or resembling, an uncivilized person
        or people; barbarous; barbarian; destitute of refinement.
        "Wild, barbaric music." --Sir W. Scott.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders";
             "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is
             crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are
             efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes" [syn:
             barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized,
             uncivilised, wild]
      2: unrestrained and crudely rich; "barbaric use of color or

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  180 Moby Thesaurus words for "barbaric":
     Doric, Draconian, Gothic, Neanderthal, Philistine, Tartarean,
     aggressive, alien, animal, anthropophagous, atrocious, barbarian,
     barbarous, beastly, bestial, blatant, bloodthirsty, bloody,
     bloody-minded, bookless, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish,
     cacophonous, cannibalistic, careless, clumsy, coarse, crude, cruel,
     cruel-hearted, deceived, demoniac, demoniacal, devilish, diabolic,
     doggerel, dysphemistic, erroneous, exotic, exterior, external,
     extraneous, extraterrestrial, extrinsic, faulty, fell, feral,
     ferine, ferocious, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, flamboyant, flashy,
     florid, foreign, foreign-born, functionally illiterate, garish,
     gaudy, graceless, grammarless, gross, harsh, heathen, hellish,
     hoodwinked, ill-bred, ill-educated, illiterate, impolite,
     imprecise, improper, impure, in bad taste, incline, inconcinnate,
     inconcinnous, incorrect, indecorous, inelegant, infelicitous,
     infernal, inhuman, inhumane, intrusive, kill-crazy, led astray,
     loose, loud, low, lowbrow, malign, malignant, merciless,
     misinformed, misinstructed, mistaught, murderous, noncivilized,
     nonintellectual, ornate, ostentatious, outland, outlandish,
     outside, pagan, pitiless, primitive, raucous, rough,
     rough-and-ready, rude, ruthless, sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous,
     satanic, savage, sharkish, showy, slavering, slipshod, slovenly,
     solecistic, strange, subhuman, tameless, tasteless, tawdry,
     troglodytic, truculent, ulterior, unbooked, unbookish,
     unbooklearned, unbriefed, unchristian, uncivil, uncivilized,
     uncombed, uncourtly, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured,
     undignified, unearthly, unedified, uneducated, unerudite,
     uneuphonious, unfelicitous, ungentle, ungraceful, ungrammatic,
     unguided, unhuman, uninstructed, unintellectual, unkempt,
     unlearned, unlettered, unlicked, unliterary, unpolished, unread,
     unrefined, unscholarly, unschooled, unseemly, unstudious, untamed,
     untaught, untutored, vicious, vulgar, wild, wolfish

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