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

1 sense of militant

Sense 1
militant, activist -- (a militant reformer)
       => reformer, reformist, crusader, social reformer, meliorist -- (a disputant who advocates reform)

Antonyms of adj militant

3 senses of militant

Sense 1
militant, hawkish, warlike -- (disposed to warfare or hard-line policies; "militant nations"; "hawkish congressman"; "warlike policies")

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")

Sense 2
competitive, militant -- (showing a fighting disposition; "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy")

INDIRECT (VIA aggressive) -> unaggressive, nonaggressive -- (not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness)

Sense 3
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 militant

3 senses of militant

Sense 1
militant, hawkish, warlike -- (disposed to warfare or hard-line policies; "militant nations"; "hawkish congressman"; "warlike policies")
       => unpeaceful (vs. peaceful) -- (not peaceful; "unpeaceful times"; "an unpeaceful marriage")

Sense 2
competitive, militant -- (showing a fighting disposition; "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy")
       => aggressive (vs. unaggressive) -- (having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers")

Sense 3
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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