belligerency

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Noun[edit]

belligerency (usually uncountable, plural belligerencies)

  1. Alternative form of belligerence
    • 1964, Ernest Hemingway, “Scott Fitzgerald”, in A Moveable Feast[1], New York: Scribner, page 173:
      Scott was a little unsteady now and he looked at people out of the side of his eyes with a certain belligerency.