- milieu therapy,
- militant tendency,
Origin of militant
Examples from the Web for militant
At least one child in CAR has been killed or gravely injured per day, and 10,000 have been recruited into militant groups.
This led to the formation of a Christian militant group to counter the rebels, and all-out sectarian violence exploded.
The hostage is the only American woman held by the militant group.A 26-Year-Old Woman Is ISIS’s Last American Hostage|Shane Harris|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allying themselves with the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, some Lebanese Christians are standing their ground against ISIS.
He was in New York only a couple of week ago, speaking at the United Nations, where he denounced “militant Islam.”
The militant monarch or minister is always put in the foremost place and the highest position.The Revival of Irish Literature|Charles Gavan Duffy
He enlisted under the militant banners and on the personal staff of the Sin Killer.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
Indeed, a rifle and a badge in the majority of cases alone distinguish the militant from the ordinary civilian.Uruguay|W. H. Koebel
Over it his militant grey crest curled up; under it his eyes darted two shrewd points of interrogation.The Imperialist|(a.k.a. Mrs. Everard Cotes) Sara Jeannette Duncan
But having her share of the militant quality which made her uncle what he was, she stood her ground.A Fool For Love|Francis Lynde
Word Origin for militant
early 15c., "fighting, engaged in warfare," from Middle French militant "fighting," from Latin militantem (nominative militans), present participle of militare "serve as a soldier" (see militate), originally especially in Church militant. Related: Militantly.
"one engaged in war or strife," c.1600, from militant (adj.); in a political sense, it is attested by 1907.