Definition of militant
- militant conservationists
- a militant attitude
an angry and militant speech
political radicals with a militant unwillingness to compromise on any issue
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: having or showing a desire or willingness to use strong, extreme, and sometimes forceful methods to achieve something
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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