militance militance


  • (n) a militant aggressiveness



  1. Three weeks ago, the militance took on a mad and sinister cast: terrorists set fire to a movie house in Abadan, killing 377 people.
  2. The qualities that brought Gingrich this far are also the ones that are bringing him down: militance, arrogance and a lot of nerve.
  3. Unbending militance has turned Iran into an international pariah, and most Muslims have resisted Khomeini's call for the spread of Islamic fundamentalism.
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/ɪn ˈsɪ pi ənt /