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Meaning of BELLIGERENCE

Pronunciation:  bu'lijuruns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a disposition to fight
  2. [n]  hostile or warlike attitude or nature
 

BELLIGERENCE is a 12 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: aggressiveness, belligerency, contentiousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness
 
 See Also: disagreeableness, enmity, hostility, ill will, truculence, truculency, warpath

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bel*lig"er*ence\, Belligerency \Bel*lig"er*en*cy\,
n.
The quality of being belligerent; act or state of making war;
warfare.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggression, aggressiveness, all-out war, antagonism, antipathy, appeal to arms, argumentativeness, armed combat, armed conflict, attack, battle, bellicism, bellicosity, belligerency, bickering, bloodshed, chauvinism, clash, clashing, collision, combat, combativeness, conflict, contention, contentiousness, despitefulness, disputatiousness, dissension, dissent, dissidence, faction, factiousness, ferocity, fierceness, fight, fighting, flak, friction, hate, hatred, hostilities, hostility, hot war, infighting, irascibility, irritability, jingoism, la guerre, litigiousness, malevolence, malice, malignity, martialism, might of arms, militancy, militarism, military operations, open hostilities, open war, partisan spirit, partisanship, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, repugnance, resort to arms, saber rattling, shooting war, shrewishness, spite, spitefulness, state of war, the sword, total war, truculence, unfriendliness, unpeacefulness, war, warfare, warmaking, warmongering, warpath, warring, wartime
 

 

 

 

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