Meaning of barbarism
Pronunciation: (bär'bu-riz"um), [key]
- a barbarous or uncivilized state or condition.
- a barbarous act; something belonging to or befitting a barbarous condition.
- the use in a language of forms or constructions felt by some to be undesirably alien to the established standards of the language.
- such a form or construction: Some people consider “complected” as a barbarism.
- barbarism (Thesaurus)