Ignorant vs Barbarous - What's the difference?
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Ignorant is a related term of barbarous.
As a noun ignorant
is ignorant person, ignoramus.
As an adjective barbarous is
not classical or pure.
* ignoraunt (obsolete)
Unknowledgeable or uneducated; characterized by ignorance.
- He that doth not know those things which are of use for him to know, is but an ignorant man, whatever he may know besides.
(slang) Ill-mannered, crude.
- Ignorant of guilt, I fear not shame.
(obsolete) unknown; undiscovered
- His manner was at best off-hand, at worst totally ignorant .
- ignorant concealment
Resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly.
- Alas, what ignorant sin have I committed?
- His shipping, / Poor ignorant baubles! — on our terrible seas, / Like eggshells moved.
* See also
* (obsolete) barbarouse
Not classical or pure.
Like a barbarian, especially in sound; noisy, dissonant.
- I did but prompt the age to quit their cloggs
- By the known rules of antient libertie,
- When strait a barbarous noise environs me
- Of Owles and Cuckoes, Asses, Apes and Doggs - (1673)