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Another word for belligerency

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Noun
  1. A state of open, prolonged fighting

      1. The waging of war against an enemy; armed conflict.
      2. Military operations marked by a specific characteristic:
      3. A state of disharmony or conflict; strife:
      1. A state of open, armed, often prolonged conflict carried on between nations, states, or parties.
      2. The period of such conflict.
      3. The techniques and procedures of war; military science.
      1. To exert muscular energy, as against a material force or mass:
      2. To be strenuously engaged with a problem, task, or undertaking:
      3. To have difficulty or make a strenuous effort doing something:
      1. Heated, often violent conflict or disagreement.
      2. A conflict or quarrel:
      3. Contention or competition between rivals.
      1. The state of being hostile; antagonism or enmity.
      2. A hostile act.
      3. Acts of war; overt warfare.
      1. The act of confronting or the state of being confronted, especially a meeting face to face.
      2. A conflict involving armed forces:
      3. Discord or a clash of opinions and ideas:
      1. A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war.
      2. A state of disagreement or disharmony between persons or ideas; a clash:
      3. An emotional or mental disturbance resulting from the opposition or simultaneous functioning of mutually exclusive impulses, desires, or tendencies.
    See also:

    conflict

  2. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature

    See also:

    attack

  3. Hostile behavior

    See also:

    attack

  4. The power or will to fight

    See also:

    conflict