Definition of belligerence
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH belligerencebelligerence , belligerents
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How to use belligerence in a sentence
This politicization is being shaped not just by the right, but by the Trumpian political style of performative belligerence — in other words, being a jerk in the loudest and most public way you can.The pandemic didn’t have to be politicized. One party is to blame for it.|Paul Waldman|September 27, 2021|Washington Post
The officials criticized one another’s governments for human rights abuses and belligerence on the international stage.China’s path to modernization has, for centuries, gone through my hometown|Yangyang Cheng|June 30, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Grayson himself sees little political downside to his belligerence.
As a Marine, I learned that peace is predicated on compromise, not superior firepower or belligerence.
Muriel Harding shrewdly surveyed the scene before her, a glint of belligerence in her eyes.
The instant she noted the change from sarcasm to belligerence 262 in Leslie Cairns tones, she became ready to speak and act.
Aunt Martha looked at him over the rims of her spectacles, wonderment in her gaze—perhaps a little belligerence.The Range Boss|Charles Alden Seltzer
The callers had aroused belligerence in Jerry, Ronny and Muriel.
She was gazing at the intruder with belligerence, not hauteur.Marjorie Dean, College Senior|Pauline Lester