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belligerence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Belligerence  \Bel*lig"er*ence\,  Belligerency  \Bel*lig"er*en*cy\, 
  n. 
  The  quality  of  being  belligerent;  act  or  state  of  making  war; 
  warfare. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  belligerence 
  n  1:  hostile  or  warlike  attitude  or  nature  [syn:  {belligerency}] 
  2:  a  disposition  to  fight  [syn:  {aggressiveness},  {contentiousness}, 
  {pugnacity},  {quarrelsomeness}] 




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