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[ UK /bɪlˈɪd‍ʒɹəns/ ]
[ US /bəˈɫɪdʒɝəns/ ]
  1. hostile or warlike attitude or nature
  2. a natural disposition to be hostile
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How To Use belligerence In A Sentence

  • A single incident suggests a great deal about Hennepinhis prudery, his belligerence, his sensitivity.
  • Here, however, the contenders were not humans but birds: ordinary village cocks chosen for their natural belligerence.
  • And during those twenty-seven years he had lost none of the belligerence that had so endeared him to the old Afrikaner regime. A CONVICTION OF GUILT
  • Signs of Reye's syndrome include vomiting, lethargy and behavioral changes, such as belligerence.
  • I must not use my temperament as an excuse for immaturity or belligerence.
  • The level of triumphalism and belligerence churned out by our columnists has been embarrassing to behold.
  • He isn't an ideological pacifist, he just doesn't get the point of aggression and belligerence.
  • Her increasing belligerence alienated her from her old friends.
  • He looked for signs of disgust, contempt, belligerence and validation. Times, Sunday Times
  • He is renowned as much for his belligerence as for his acuity.
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