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Definition of belligerent:

  1. Carrying on war.
  2. Waging war.
  3. A nation or state carrying on war.

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Examples of usage for belligerent:

  1. Until we reached Oulchy- le- Chateau, the chains were the only outward signs that betokened the belligerent state of the country, and even then as those who mounted guard were not in uniform, it seemed rather as though we were passing a series of toll- gates. "My Home In The Field of Honor" , Frances Wilson Huard.
  2. From the boys- George and Leon- I learned that old father Poupard had not yet put in his appearance since his departure three days before with his nag, and that mother Poupard had abandoned her belligerent attitude and had resorted to tears. "My Home In The Field of Honor" , Frances Wilson Huard.
  3. This singular weapon seems to have been used for belligerent purposes, and it purports to have been taken from the Mussulmans during the famous siege of Malta, in 1565, when an enemy forty thousand strong, with a hundred and fifty galleys, invested the island and besieged it for three months, being finally defeated with a loss of three quarters of their army. "The Story of Malta" , Maturin M. Ballou.

Quotes for belligerent:

  1. A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual. - Sigmund Freud
  2. I'm belligerent rather than ambitious. - Ian Hart
  3. Peace as a goal is an ideal which will not be contested by any government or nation, not even the most belligerent. - Aung San Suu Kyi
  4. Most middle -class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal. - Benjamin Spock
  5. Though I was not a belligerent kid, I do not think I ever passed up a good opportunity to fight. - Gene Tunney

Rhymes for belligerent:

  1. refrigerant.
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