belligerent definition

  • adjective:
    • Inclined or wanting to fight; hostile or intense.
    • Of, related to, or involved with warfare.
    • Engaged in warfare, warring.
    • Eager to check-out war, warlike.
    • Of or pertaining to war.
    • Aggressively aggressive, desperate to battle.
    • Acting violently towards other individuals.
    • Waging war; carrying-on war.
    • Pertaining, or tending, to war; of or relating to belligerents.
    • feature of an enemy or one desperate to battle
    • engaged in war
  • noun:
    • One that is aggressive or hostile, especially one that is involved with war.
    • circumstances or any other armed participant in warfare
    • A nation or condition recognized as carrying-on war; one engaged in warfare.
    • A nation, power, or state carrying-on war; also, someone involved with fighting.
    • an individual who fights (or is battling)
  • others:
    • Warlike; provided to waging war; characterized by a propensity to wage or keep on war.
    • Of warlike personality; constituting or maintaining an infraction of comfort: since, a belligerent. tone of debate.
    • Actually involved with war: since, the belligerent capabilities.
    • with respect to war, or to those involved with war: as, belligerent rights, etc.

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