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1. militant

adjective. ['ˈmɪlətənt'] showing a fighting disposition.

Synonyms

  • competitive

Antonyms

  • passive
  • conservative

Etymology

  • militare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Militant

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce militant?

Pronounce militant as ˈmɪlətənt.

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Example sentences of the word militant


1. Adjective
Zwingli was also more militant in his evangelistic efforts.

Quotes containing the word militant


1. I will not leave South Africa, nor will I surrender. Only through hardship, sacrifice and militant action can freedom be won. The struggle is my life. I will continue fighting for freedom until the end of my days.
- Nelson Mandela

2. I’m an atheist, and a militant atheist when religion starts impacting on legislation.
- Daniel Radcliffe

3. Do not think that one has to be sad in order to be militant, even though the thing one is fighting is abominable.
- Michel Foucault, Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia

2. militant

adjective. ['ˈmɪlətənt'] disposed to warfare or hard-line policies.

Synonyms

  • warlike
  • hawkish

Antonyms

  • defensive
  • unassertive
  • confined

Etymology

  • militare (Latin)

3. militant

adjective. ['ˈmɪlətənt'] engaged in war.

Synonyms

  • unpeaceful
  • warring
  • belligerent

Antonyms

  • calm
  • amicable
  • nonviolent
  • unmilitary

Etymology

  • militare (Latin)

4. militant

noun. ['ˈmɪlətənt'] a militant reformer.

Synonyms

  • crusader
  • social reformer
  • reformer
  • activist
  • meliorist
  • reformist
  • Black Panther

Antonyms

  • socialistic
  • pacifistic
  • quiet
  • irenic

Etymology

  • militare (Latin)
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