Synonyms of 'belligerence'
the act or quality of being belligerent or warlikeShe could be accused of passion, but never belligerence.
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in the sense of animosity
a powerful dislike or hostility
There's a long history of animosity between the two nations.
in the sense of antagonism
openly expressed hostility
There is much antagonism between the unions and the companies.
Thesaurus for belligerence from the Collins English Thesaurus