from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of rendering barbarous; a reduction to barbarism, or to a barbarous state: said of language, and of persons and communities. Also spelled
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun the act or process of barbarizing; an act that makes people primitive and uncivilized.
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- noun an act that makes people primitive and uncivilized
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78Here I will extend Yu's model of sinicization and barbarization to account for the fluid, flexible, and dynamic features of Chinese identity, only replacing the term barbarization with indigenization.
That same year, another East German official declared that by resisting jazz, his countrymen were defending their “national cultural tradition” against both “American imperialist ideologies” and “barbarization by the boogie-woogie ‘culture.’”
On the other hand, the "barbarian" ways of life also transformed the Chinese, a process Yu calls "barbarization."
And BTW this choice is qualified, since all statistic says that immigration from mentioned places DOES contribute to crime, terrorism, social parasytism and barbarization of the country.
Among the undesirable and alarming outcomes are the “barbarization” scenario of the Global Scenario Group, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) A2 scenario projecting dangerously high growth of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment “order from strength” scenario.
Global Scenario Group (GSG) Global scenarios based on 3 classes – conventional worlds, barbarization (bad), great transitions (good).
Regardless of how one sees it, the end result is, as Israeli observers themselves have commented, a barbarization, moral decline or debasement, of Israeli society.
Toward the end of the book, when the militarists become the tool of capital which lagged behind European capital and set off for the mainland invasion, the inevitable process of barbarization on the part of the modern army is captured in precise psychological realism: “The common Japanese man, himself an unfree agent enrolled in a conscript army, became an unwitting agent in riveting the shackles of slavery on other peoples.”
We speak today, perhaps far too casually, of the aestheticization of politics, but here the demands of philosophy run up against the barbarization, even militarization, of the aestheticsomething, which for Schelling was evidently much scarier than a lapse into the fanciful representations of Schwärmerei.
This philosophy having obtained official status in the USSR and in Eastern Europe (not to mention China, where it has undergone a further proc - ess of barbarization and banalization), every discussion of the subject necessarily assumes an unwelcome quasi-political character.