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Warlike or hostile in manner or temperament. See Synonyms at belligerent.
[Middle English, from Latin bellicōsus, from bellicus, of war, from bellum, war.]
bel′li·cos′i·ty (-kŏs′ĭ-tē), bel′li·cose′ness n.
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a warlike or hostile attitude. — bellicose, adj.See also: Attitudes
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|Noun||1.||bellicosity - a natural disposition to fight|
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1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature:
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bellicosity[ˌbelɪˈkɒsɪtɪ] N → belicosidad f
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