unbelligerent

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adjective un·bel·lig·er·ent \ ˌən-bə-ˈlij-rənt , -ˈli-jə- \

Definition of unbelligerent

:not inclined to or exhibiting assertiveness, hostility, or combativeness :not belligerent
  • I was utterly unbelligerent, and hated the idea of fighting, in however good a cause.
  • —L. P. Hartley
  • an unbelligerent nation

First Known Use of unbelligerent

1834


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