Synonyms and Antonyms of pugnacity
- The players need to temper their pugnacity with a little self-restraint—their aggressive style of play too often results in penalties.
acidity, biliousness, captiousness, crankiness, crossness, disagreeableness, fractiousness, fretfulness, grouchiness, grumpiness, huffiness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, irritableness, orneriness, peevishness, pettishness, petulance, querulousness, rudeness, surliness, testiness, waspishness
chip on one's shoulder
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