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2 Translation results for belligerent in Spanish

noun | adjective

belligerent noun

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belligerent adjective

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agresivo, beligerante

Example sentences of
belligerent adjective

  • He was drunk and belligerent.
  • the coach became quite belligerent and spit at an umpire after being thrown out of the game

Detailed synonyms for belligerent adjective

Belligerent, bellicose, pugnacious, combative, quarrelsome, contentious, hostile, antagonistic significan tener una actitud agresiva o truculenta.
  • Belligerent indica estar activamente en guerra o comprometido en hostilidades <he had drunk too much and his tone was becoming belligerent>.
    antonyms: friendly
  • Bellicose connota una predisposición a pelear <Hitler's bellicose speeches threatening Germany's neighbors>.
    antonyms: pacific, amicable
  • Pugnacious connota una predisposición a disfrutar el combate personal <as a student he was small but muscular and pugnacious>.
    antonyms: pacific
  • Combative, de modo parecido a pugnacious, connota una predisposición a pelear por un motivo legítimo <he became increasingly combative under questioning>.
  • Quarrelsome recalca una disposición malintencionada de pelear sin motivo determinado <the heat and discomfort made us all quarrelsome>.
  • Contentious indica una afición perversa y molesta por discutir y pelear <a contentious personality>.
    antonyms: peaceable
  • Hostile indica oposición activa y poco amistosa <regarded the blockade as a hostile act>.
    antonyms: friendly
  • Antagonistic implica el mostrar oposición u hostilidad <negotiators find it difficult to deal with such antagonistic groups>.

Reverse translation for belligerent

agresivo  - aggressive 
beligerante  - belligerent 
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