barbarism

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a term that offends against established usage standards

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a brutal barbarous savage act

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Beowulf' presents an interesting though very incomplete picture of the life of the upper, warrior, caste among the northern Germanic tribes during their later period of barbarism on the Continent and in England, a life more highly developed than that of the Anglo-Saxons before their conquest of the island.
A world of inflammable lovers of the Romeo and Juliet type would very soon end in barbarism and misery.
If he struggled up from barbarism, and still more remotely from the lower Primates, his ideal should be to surpass man himself and reach Superman (see especially the Prologue).
He maintained, with peculiar satisfaction, it seemed, that maiden modesty is a mere relic of barbarism, and that nothing could be more natural than for a man still youngish to handle a young girl naked.
ISLAMABAD, October 05, 2010 (Frontier Star): National Assemblys Standing Committee on Human Rights has summoned special meeting on October 15 against the violation of human rights and barbarisms by Indian authorities on Kashmiri people in occupied Kashmir.
ISLAMABAD, October 05, 2010 (Balochistan Times): National Assemblys Standing Committee on Human Rights has summoned special meeting on October 15 against the violation of human rights and barbarisms by Indian authorities on Kashmiri people in occupied Kashmir.
The articles in this collection challenge the dichotomy set up by the title through an exuberant menagerie of barbarisms and barbarians and of humans, humanes, and humanisms.
Writing the Other: Humanism versus Barbarism in Tudor England (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2008).
In 2006, Hungary's Pazmany Peter Catholic University in Piliscsaba hosted the Fifth International Conference of the Tudor Symposium under the topic of "Humanity and Barbarism in Tudor Literature.
THE CLASH OF BARBARISMS THE MAKING OF THE NEW WORLD DISORDER By Gilbert Achcar published by Saqi Edited By Peter Drucker ISBN 0 86356 919 6 price 12.
Each civilisation produces a specific form of barbarism which tends to take over in periods of crisis.
But the thigh-slapping attitude toward the ignorant beliefs of the early moderners (tie a tourniquet around your husband's left testicle if you want a boy) can be uncomfortably reminiscent of some all too recent responses to the behavior of indigenous peoples, as well as naive in light of the unnecessary yet routine barbarisms that still take place in many American delivery rooms today.
Glover wants to give ethics an empirical dimension and so provides a moral history that focuses on the erosion of moral value manifested in a variety of barbarisms of the 20th century.
The accounts of the barbarisms of the past century are stunning and G.
And it is especially distressing to see a fine writer like Dusinberre clutter his prose with the anachronisms - and barbarisms - demanded by our temporarily reigning feminist ideologues.