“barbarism,” said retired NYPD Officer Jim Smith on Thursday.
Is it also genius and a classic work about the struggle between civilization and barbarism, between good and evil?
The difference now is that ISIS no longer depends on intermediaries to broadcast its barbarism.
mid-15c., "uncivilized or rude nature," from French barbarisme (13c.), from Latin barbarismus, from Greek barbarismos "foreign speech," from barbarizein "to do as a foreigner does" (see barbarian). Only of speech in Greek, Latin, and French; sense extended in English to "uncivilized condition."