belligerence

[buh-lij-er-uhns]
noun
1.
a warlike or aggressively hostile nature, condition, or attitude.
2.
an act of carrying on war; warfare.

Origin:
1805–15; belliger(ent) + -ence

belligerence, belligerents.
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belligerence (bɪˈlɪdʒərəns)
 
n
the act or quality of being belligerent or warlike; aggressiveness

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The definition of belligerence or hostility could vary the results of the study
  significantly.
No one is ascribing any specific belligerence to them.
His onstage belligerence and posturing have also occasioned strong critical
  reproof.
No sooner had flying been invented than it was turned to belligerence.
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