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Belligerence vs. Belligerent — What's the Difference?

Belligerence vs. Belligerent — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Belligerence and Belligerent

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Belligerence

A hostile or warlike attitude, nature, or inclination; belligerency.
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Belligerent

A belligerent is an individual, group, country, or other entity that acts in a hostile manner, such as engaging in combat. The term comes from the Latin bellum gerere ("to wage war").
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Belligerence

The state of being belligerent; aggressive inclination to war.
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Belligerent

Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive.
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Belligerence

The quality of being belligerent.
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Belligerent

Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.
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Belligerence

The act or state of being engaged in war or a warlike conflict; warfare.
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Belligerent

One that is hostile or aggressive, especially one that is engaged in war.
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Belligerence

An aggressively hostile or warlike attitude or nature; a readiness to fight or offend, with little or no provocation.
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Belligerent

Engaged in warfare, warring.
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Belligerence

Hostile or warlike attitude or nature
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Belligerent

Eager to go to war, warlike.
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Belligerence

A disposition to fight
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Belligerent

Of or pertaining to war.
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Belligerent

(by extension) Aggressively hostile, eager to fight.
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Belligerent

Acting violently towards others.
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Belligerent

Uncooperative.
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Belligerent

A state or other armed participant in warfare
The UN sent a treaty proposal to the belligerents.
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Belligerent

Waging war; carrying on war.
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Belligerent

Pertaining, or tending, to war; of or relating to belligerents; as, a belligerent tone; belligerent rights.
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Belligerent

A nation or state recognized as carrying on war; a person engaged in warfare.
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Belligerent

Someone who fights (or is fighting)
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Belligerent

Characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight;
Aggressive acts against another country
A belligerent tone
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Belligerent

Engaged in war;
Belligerent (or warring) nations
A fighting war
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