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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

B'ARBARIZE, v.t. To make barbarous.
Hideous changes have barbarized France.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: become crude or savage or barbaric in behavior or language [syn: barbarize, barbarise]
2: make crude or savage in behavior or speech; "his years in prison have barbarized the young man" [syn: barbarize, barbarise]

Merriam Webster's

verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 1602 transitive verb to make barbarian or barbarous intransitive verb to become barbarous barbarization noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. & intr. (also -ise) make or become barbarous. Derivatives: barbarization n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Barbarize Bar"ba*rize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Barbarized; p. pr. & vb. n. Barbarizing.] 1. To become barbarous. The Roman empire was barbarizing rapidly from the time of Trajan. --De Quincey. 2. To adopt a foreign or barbarous mode of speech. The ill habit . . . of wretched barbarizing against the Latin and Greek idiom, with their untutored Anglicisms. --Milton.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Barbarize Bar"ba*rize, v. t. [Cf. F. barbariser, LL. barbarizare.] To make barbarous. The hideous changes which have barbarized France. --Burke.



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