pugnaciousness
noun see pugnacious

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  • pugnaciousness — index belligerency Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Pugnaciousness — Pugnacious Pug*na cious, a. [L. pugnax, acis, fr. pugnare to fight. Cf. {Pugilism}, {Fist}.] Disposed to fight; inclined to fighting; quarrelsome; fighting. {Pug*na cious*ly}, adv. {Pug*na cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pugnaciousness — See pugnaciously. * * * …   Universalium

  • pugnaciousness — noun The act or quality of being pugnacious. Syn: aggressiveness, combativeness, pugnacity See Also: pugnacious, pugnaciously …   Wiktionary

  • pugnaciousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, rnili tance, militancy, pugnacity, truculence, trucu lency. See ATTACK. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • pugnaciousness — pÊŒg neɪʃəsnɪs n. state of being quarrelsome, combativeness, belligerence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pugnaciousness — pug·na·cious·ness …   English syllables

  • pugnaciousness — noun ( es) : pugnacity * * * pugnāˈciousness or pugnacity / nasˈi ti/ noun 1. Inclination to fight 2. Fondness for fighting 3. Quarrelsomeness • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bellicoseness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, militance, militancy, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, truculence, truculency. See ATTACK. 2. The… …   English dictionary for students

  • bellicosity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, militance, militancy, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, truculence, truculency. See ATTACK. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

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