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n. [L. barbarismus, Gr. barbarismo`s;
cf. F. barbarisme.] 1. An uncivilized state or
condition; rudeness of manners; ignorance of arts, learning, and
literature; barbarousness. Prescott.
2. A barbarous, cruel, or brutal action; an
A heinous barbarism . . . against the honor of
3. An offense against purity of style or language;
any form of speech contrary to the pure idioms of a particular language.
The Greeks were the first that branded a foreign term in any
of their writers with the odious name of barbarism.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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