Belligerent vs Epitome - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between belligerent and epitome
is that belligerent
is a state or other armed participant in warfare while epitome
) (embodiment or encapsulation of
As an adjective belligerent
is engaged in warfare, warring.
Engaged in warfare, warring.
Eager to go to war, warlike.
Of or pertaining to war.
(By extension) Aggressively hostile, eager to fight.
violently towards others.
* (eager to fight) aggressive, antagonistic, bellicose, combative, contentious, pugnacious, quarrelsome, truculent
A state or other armed participant in warfare
- The U.N. sent a treaty proposal to the belligerents .
(of a class of items) The embodiment or encapsulation of.
(of a class of items) A representative example.
(of a class of items) The height; the best.
(of a written document) A brief summary.
The sense ‘the height, the best’ is considered incorrect by some; instead, `pinnacle' may be preferred.
* (an embodiment of) in a nutshell (modern idiom), synopsis
* (the best) greatest
* (a summary) abstract, synopsis