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

1 sense of belligerent

Sense 1
combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper -- (someone who fights (or is fighting))
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Antonyms of adj belligerent

2 senses of belligerent

Sense 1
aggressive, belligerent -- (characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight; "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone")

INDIRECT (VIA hostile) -> amicable -- (characterized by friendship and good will)

Sense 2
belligerent, militant, war-ridden, warring -- (engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations")

INDIRECT (VIA unpeaceful) -> peaceful, peaceable -- (not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep")

Similarity of adj belligerent

2 senses of belligerent

Sense 1
aggressive, belligerent -- (characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight; "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone")
       => hostile (vs. amicable) -- (characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions")

Sense 2
belligerent, militant, war-ridden, warring -- (engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations")
       => unpeaceful (vs. peaceful) -- (not peaceful; "unpeaceful times"; "an unpeaceful marriage")

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