Semibarbarous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Semibarbarous Half barbarous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • semibarbarous Half-civilized.
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Usage

In literature:

This was the king's semibarbaric method of administering justice.
"A Chosen Few" by Frank R. Stockton
Its weakness was its semibarbarous ritual and its polytheism; it yielded of necessity to the simpler and loftier forms of Christianity.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
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