Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun belligerence

2 senses of belligerence

Sense 1
belligerence, belligerency -- (hostile or warlike attitude or nature)
       => hostility, enmity, ill will -- (the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility")

Sense 2
aggressiveness, belligerence, pugnacity -- (a natural disposition to be hostile)
       => disagreeableness -- (an ill-tempered and offensive disposition)

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