Belligerent


The term belligerent means combative and frequently refers to those countries that are in confrontation. Similarly, it is used as an adjective to refer to people who assume attitudes of confrontation and aggression, a belligerent subject is one who likes to always be in controversy. There are several synonyms that this word has, some are: conflictive, rival, opponent.

As expressed in the previous paragraph, the belligerent expression is usually linked to the field of war. However, there are cases where it can be used in other more common contexts, for example when referring to the way a subject acts. An individual can take a belligerent posture, when he supports and defends his beliefs with a lot of passion; they are people who don’t stay with their hands tied, but who fight for what they want to obtain. According to the above, being belligerent (in this case) can be positive.

Now, being belligerent can also have a negative connotation, as is the case with individuals who like lawsuits and confrontations, these types of subjects are usually arrogant and arrogant when interacting with others, until the point of believing himself better than them.

According to international law, a country can be a belligerent when it exercises a position opposed to the interests of another. According to history, there are many cases of countries that were classified as belligerents; just as it happened in the 19th century when the Spanish colonies in America rebelled against Spain and thus proclaimed their independence.