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hot war

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hot war

  1. a state of armed violent struggle between states, nations, or groups <fortunately, the cool relationship between the two nations never escalated into a hot war> Synonyms conflagration, conflict, hostilities, warRelated Words civil war, cold war, holy war, limited war, police action, world war; action, battle, engagement, skirmish; combat, fighting, warfareNear Antonyms demilitarization, demobilization, disarmament; pacification; cease-fire, truce; calm, peacefulness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Antonyms peace




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