from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the state of being combative

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

  • noun a militant aggressiveness


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