bellicoseness
See bellicosely.

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  • bellicoseness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, militance, militancy, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, truculence, truculency. See ATTACK. 2. The… …   English dictionary for students

  • bellicoseness — n. fondness for fights, eagerness to argue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bellicoseness — noun a natural disposition to fight • Syn: ↑bellicosity • Hypernyms: ↑aggressiveness, ↑belligerence, ↑pugnacity …   Useful english dictionary

  • bellicosity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, militance, militancy, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, truculence, truculency. See ATTACK. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • belligerence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, bellicosity, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, militance, militancy, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, truculence, truculency. See ATTACK. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • belligerency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A state of open, prolonged fighting: conflict, confrontation, hostility (used in plural), strife, struggle, war, warfare. See CONFLICT. 2. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, bellicosity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • combativeness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, contentiousness, hostility, militance, militancy, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, truculence, truculency. See ATTACK. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • contentiousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality or state of being argumentative: argumentativeness, combativeness, disputatiousness, litigiousness, scrappiness. See CONFLICT. 2. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, bellicosity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • pugnaciousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, rnili tance, militancy, pugnacity, truculence, trucu lency. See ATTACK. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • pugnacity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, mili tance, militancy, pugnaciousness, truculence, truculency. See ATTACK. 2 …   English dictionary for students

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