Bellicosity



inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent; pugnacious.
Contemporary Examples

When The Iran Obsession Meets The Free-Market Fetish Gershom Gorenberg September 23, 2012
Obama-Romney III: All About Projection Michael Tomasky October 21, 2012

Historical Examples

The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon Richard Connell
After the Rain Sam Vaknin

adjective
warlike; aggressive; ready to fight
n.
adj.

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