noun see militant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • militantness — mɪlɪtÉ™ntnɪs n. combativeness, war like quality, aggressiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • militantness — mil·i·tant·ness …   English syllables

  • militantness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being militant …   Useful english dictionary

  • militant — adjective Date: 15th century 1. engaged in warfare or combat ; fighting 2. aggressively active (as in a cause) ; combative < militant conservationists > < a militant attitude > Synonyms: see aggressive • militant noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • militant — militancy, militantness, n. militantly, adv. /mil i teuhnt/, adj. 1. vigorously active and aggressive, esp. in support of a cause: militant reformers. 2. engaged in warfare; fighting. n. 3. a militant person. 4. a person engaged in warfare or… …   Universalium

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