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synonyms for combativeness

On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to combativeness, such as: aggressiveness, aggression, bellicoseness, bellicosity, belligerency, and contentiousness.

How to use combativeness in a sentence

  • Then the priest realized that she meant fight, and all his combativeness leapt, as it were, to meet hers.

    The Isle of Unrest | Henry Seton Merriman
  • But it was necessary to comprehend the exact sense of words: what we call combativeness implies contempt for death.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 | Gustave Flaubert
  • The combativeness of Peter was mingled in a remarkable manner with prudence.

  • Grif was stronger now, and having relapsed into vagrancy, felt himself at liberty to indulge his organ of combativeness.

    Grif | B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon

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