Belligerent

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Belligerent 

  • (adj) hostile and aggressive. “the mood at the meeting was belligerent”
  • (adj) engaged in a war or conflict, as recognized by international law. “a conference of socialists from all belligerent countries”
  • (noun) a nation or person engaged in war or conflict, as recognized by international law. “ships and goods captured at sea by a belligerent”

Belligerent meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मनुष्य या दल, युद्धराज्य, युद्धकारी, युद्धरत, योद्धा, लड़ाका, लड़ाकू

Belligerent origin

  • late 16th century: from Latin belligerant ‘waging war’, from the verb belligerare, from bellum ‘war’.

Belligerent in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • World Cup 2019: England end India’s unbeaten run to revive semi …, A spirited England ended India’s unbeaten run in the Cricket World Cup … Jonny Bairstow smashed a belligerent 111, Jason Roy returned from ..
  • Belligerence, thy name is Donald Trump, Sir — Belligerence, thy name is Donald Trump. But the man, evidently, has a sense of humour. At the G-20 summit in Osaka, Trump cracked a …
  • Why investors are rushing into gold. And should you?, In India, the yellow metal touched ₹35,960 per 10g—a six-year … may not hesitate to take the same belligerent stand against Europe and India.
  • Why Kashmiris may not be ‘special’ any longer | India Today Insight …, After all, Shah has been nothing short of belligerent in voicing his … We are committed to annulling Article 35A of the Constitution of India as the …
  • Submarines are game changer in maritime warfare: How’s India placed, India is one of only six countries that operates nuclear submarines – the … Sea and has adopted a belligerent posture in the East China Sea.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Belligerent 

  • belli (TOM) and gerry always quarrel in TOM and GERRY cartoon.
  • Just relate it wid another GRE word– BELLICOSE

Belligerent pronunciation


Hostile

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Hostile

  • (adj) showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly. “a hostile audience”
  • (adj) of or belonging to a military enemy. “hostile aircraft”
  • (adj) opposed. “people are very hostile to the idea”
  • (adj) (of a takeover bid) opposed by the company to be bought. “the brewery fought off a hostile takeover bid last year”

Hostile meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • शत्रु का, दुश्मन, वैरी, शत्रु, शत्रुताकारी, लड़ाका, शत्रुतापूर्ण, युद्ध संबंधी, शत्रु का, विरुद्ध, प्रतिकूल, प्रतिरोधी, विपरीत, विरोधी, प्रतिपक्षी

Hostile origin

  • late 16th century: from French, or from Latin hostilis, from hostis ‘stranger, enemy’.

Hostile in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile‘ ship, DUBAI: Saudi Arabia said it evacuated an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the …
  • Live Score India vs South Africa, World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma …, It’s been a brilliant display of hostile pace bowling from the youngster; unfortunately he has been let down by the fielders. Five off the last over.
  • India and America collude to disrupt the China-Pakistan economic …. The primary reason stated by analysts for this was to squeeze Pakistan between a pro-India Afghanistan and an already hostile India.
  • Why is top investor Nalanda against L&T?, But L&T’s $1.6-billion hostile acquisition of Mindtree could potentially undermine … Prasad has remained stoic despite some of India Inc’s savvy …
  • Why minorities feel alienated in India, Every aspect of Muslim life in India has been targeted to create an … In this hostile communal atmosphere, a new style of violence was invented …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hostile

  • hostile=host+ill(ile)..A person doing ill to the host is hostile(enemy)…
  • In hostel, we have guys friendly with us..think hostile is opposite to hostel..so hostile is unfriendly or enemy..

Hostile pronunciation