barbarisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n barbarisation an act that makes people primitive and uncivilized
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n barbarisation See barbarization, barbarize.
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Usage

In literature:

But we, who live remote from history and monuments, we must read or we must barbarise.
"The Rise of Silas Lapham" by William Dean Howells
But the process of "barbarisation" was not everywhere so swift.
"Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
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