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  • n. Adherent of bellicism, advocate of war, one who is war-centered or war-oriented.
  • adj. Of or relating to bellicism, a bellicist, bellicists, advocating war, who is war-centered or war-oriented.


From Latin bellicus ("of or pertaining to war; warlike") and the suffix -ist; possibly adapted from the French neologism belliciste (about Bismarck, 1871; in Émile Faguet, 1908). (Wiktionary)


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