Origin of the word can be traced back to Italy. It comes from bellum (war) + gero (I lead or wage)
When used as adjective Belligerent means warlike.
- Belligerent speech
- Recently created situation by Pakistan because of cease firing, can be termed as Belligerent
When used as noun it can be used to denote state or nation at war.
How it is used?
- His belligerent attitude toward car driving became the reason for this thought provoking drama.
- She ignored him and he was going to pay for his belligerent
- It is belligerent nationalism that is haunting South Asia for 50 years.