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Meaning of PUGNACITY

Pronunciation:  pug'nasitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a disposition to fight
 

PUGNACITY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: aggressiveness, belligerence, contentiousness, quarrelsomeness
 
 See Also: disagreeableness, truculence, truculency

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pug*nac"i*ty\, n. [L. pugnacitas: cf. F.
pugnacit['e].]
Inclination or readiness to fight; quarrelsomeness. `` A
national pugnacity of character.'' --Motley.

 

 

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