Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

casus belli

see definition of casus belli
  • as inprovocation
  • as inred flag
  • as inroot of the matter
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for casus belli

noun incitement, stimulus
  • affront
  • harassment
  • indignity
  • insult
  • annoyance
  • brickbat
  • cause
  • challenge
  • dare
  • grabber
  • grievance
  • grounds
  • incentive
  • inducement
  • injury
  • instigation
  • justification
  • motivation
  • offense
  • reason
  • taunt
  • vexation
  • bothering
  • casus belli
  • defy
  • irking
  • provoking
  • vexing

Antonyms for casus belli

  • compliment
  • discouragement
  • happiness
  • hindrance
  • pleasure
  • praise
  • prevention
  • repression
  • suppression
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to casus belli

provocation

noun. incitement, stimulus

red flag

noun. warning signal

root of the matter

noun. heart of an issue
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.