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  • n. the state of being combative

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being combative; propensity to contend or to quarrel.
  • n. A cranial development supposed to indicate a combative disposition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or quality of being combative; disposition to contend or fight; pugnacity. By phrenologists the word is used to designate one of the propensities. See cut under phrenology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a militant aggressiveness

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