barbarity in a sentence

Example sentences for barbarity

But, though they might have recourse to barbarity as an expedient, they did not require it as a stimulant.
Barbarity in history is no excuse for barbarity today.
The alleged barbarity of this method of punishment is net a tenable objection.

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