That majority does not seem to have embraced the referendum for particularly democratic reasons, but due to hawkishness.
“Stop the baloney, Leslie,” said the tall, red-haired general famed for his hawkishness.
Still, she should remember that it was in large part her hawkishness—her pro-Iraq war vote—that cost her the nomination in 2008.
Both were seen as having shifted from hawkishness to dovishness on the peace process.
The first reason for British and French hawkishness is historical.
The quality of being an advocate of a bellicose policy; belligerence: A few of the Republicans objected to Nixon's hawkishness (1967+)
Having the attitude of one who advocates strong action on national policy: These people are as hawkish as Lyndon Johnson (1965+)