belligerency definition

  • noun:
    • The state to be at war or becoming engaged in a warlike dispute.
    • Belligerence.
    • the state of being at war or perhaps in an armed conflict
    • dangerous or hostile behaviour
    • the willingness to fight; belligerence
    • Position or condition as a belligerent; their state of being really engaged in war.
    • combat; acts of overt warfare
    • hostile or warlike mindset or nature

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