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militaristic

[ mil-i-ter-ist ]SEE DEFINITION OF militaristic

Synonyms for militaristic

  • bellicose
  • aggressive
  • armed
  • army
  • combatant
  • combative
  • fighting
  • martial
  • militant
  • noncivil
  • soldierly
  • warlike
  • warmongering
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Now the militaristic policy of Japan is to swallow China alone.

As a consequence, Japan is looked upon as a militaristic nation, bent upon conquest.

I am fairly sure that some other way than the militaristic way ought to be found.

The revelation of the militaristic possibilities of America is another serious factor.

The militaristic or Pei-Yang party was, however, divided into two factions, each called after a province.

A militaristic nation wishes a high birth-rate, an industrial nation gets a low rate.

Rudyard Kipling finds a warm spot in Chesterton's heart, but he is a little too militaristic, which is exactly what he is not.

They were not militaristic, and they hated the ordinary routine of army life, but they wanted to do their share.

Polly kissed her and presented her husband, pointing to the gold leaves on his shoulders with militaristic pride.

He ought to be the richest person in the Empire, but the militaristic system which he fostered gave that distinction to another.

WORD ORIGIN

1883; see militarist + -ic.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MILITARISTIC

fighting

adjectiveaggressive, warlike

soldierly

adjectivemilitary
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