(also belligerency /-r(ə)nsi/)
Definition of belligerence in English:
Aggressive or warlike behaviour: Mortimer was eyeing Guy with belligerence a blatant act of belligerence
More example sentences
- He isn't an ideological pacifist, he just doesn't get the point of aggression and belligerence.
- While real physical aggression is relatively rare, verbal aggression or belligerence is relatively common.
- So, to all readers, as well as those I've written about - let me apologize for the displays of pride, pettiness, slander, belligerency, cruelty, and offensiveness - be they intentional or not.
Definition of belligerence in:
- US English dictionary
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