The suffragists claimed that quite the opposite was true and that militancy had hindered rather than helped women win the vote.
When it comes to the North Sinai, it seems that the truth about Islamic militancy is just as strong as any fiction.
They fear that if Afghanistan slips into crisis, instability and the rise of militancy will engulf the whole region.
Then in 2007 he had joined the pro-Kremlin, pro “Eurasian” youth group, Nashi, to hone his militancy.
Chuck D. From Chuck I got the black nationalism, the militancy.
Those of you who can express your militancy by joining us in our anti-Government by-election policy—do so.
It is coloured with all the militancy of the author's temperament.
As a schoolboy he had been fond of fighting, and as a man he had his share of militancy.
Nothing could have been more militant than her denunciation of militancy.
We therefore, early in February, declared a truce to all militancy.
early 15c., "fighting, engaged in warfare," from Middle French militant "fighting," from Latin militantem (nominative militans), present participle of militare "serve as a soldier" (see militate), originally especially in Church militant. Related: Militantly.
"one engaged in war or strife," c.1600, from militant (adj.); in a political sense, it is attested by 1907.