Militantly



[mil-i-tuh nt] /ˈmɪl ɪ tənt/

adjective
1.
vigorously active and aggressive, especially in support of a cause:
militant reformers.
2.
engaged in warfare; fighting.
noun
3.
a militant person.
4.
a person engaged in warfare or combat.
/ˈmɪlɪtənt/
adjective
1.
aggressive or vigorous, esp in the support of a cause: a militant protest
2.
warring; engaged in warfare
noun
3.
a militant person
/ˈmɪlɪtənt/
noun
1.
short for Militant Tendency
2.
a member of Militant Tendency
adj.

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.
n.

“one engaged in war or strife,” c.1600, from militant (adj.); in a political sense, it is attested by 1907.

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