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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawr-muhng-ger-ing, -mong-]
    • /ˈwɔrˌmʌŋ gər ɪŋ, -ˌmɒŋ-/
    • /ˈwɔː.ˌmɑːŋ.ɡər.ɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawr-muhng-ger-ing, -mong-]
    • /ˈwɔrˌmʌŋ gər ɪŋ, -ˌmɒŋ-/

Definitions of warmongering word

  • noun warmongering the practices and principles of a warmonger. 1
  • noun warmongering Present participle of warmonger. 1
  • noun warmongering bellicism; militarism. 0

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warmongering popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for warmongering

noun warmongering

  • saber rattling — a show or threat of military power, especially as used by a nation to impose its policies on other countries.
  • belligerence — the act or quality of being belligerent or warlike; aggressiveness
  • aggression — Aggression is a quality of anger and determination that makes you ready to attack other people.
  • jingoism — the spirit, policy, or practice of jingoes; bellicose chauvinism.
  • hawkishness — resembling a hawk, as in appearance or behavior.

adjective warmongering

  • aggressive — An aggressive person or animal has a quality of anger and determination that makes them ready to attack other people.
  • warlike — fit, qualified, or ready for war; martial: a warlike fleet; warlike tribes.
  • battling — a hostile encounter or engagement between opposing military forces: the battle of Waterloo.
  • belligerent — A belligerent person is hostile and aggressive.
  • boxing — Boxing is a sport in which two people wearing large padded gloves fight according to special rules.

Antonyms for warmongering

noun warmongering

  • peacemaking — a person, group, or nation that tries to make peace, especially by reconciling parties who disagree, quarrel, or fight.

adjective warmongering

  • kind — of a good or benevolent nature or disposition, as a person: a kind and loving person.
  • nice — pleasing; agreeable; delightful: a nice visit.
  • peaceful — characterized by peace; free from war, strife, commotion, violence, or disorder: a peaceful reign; a peaceful demonstration.
  • civilian — In a military situation, a civilian is anyone who is not a member of the armed forces.
  • harmonizing — Present participle of harmonize.

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