Definition of Truculence

1. Noun. Obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness.

Exact synonyms: Truculency
Generic synonyms: Aggressiveness, Belligerence, Pugnacity
Derivative terms: Truculent, Truculent



Definition of Truculence

1. n. The quality or state of being truculent; savageness of manners; ferociousness.

Definition of Truculence

1. Noun. The state of being truculent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Truculence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Truculence

truckload
truckloads
truckmaker
truckmakers
truckmaking
truckman
truckmaster
truckmasters
truckmen
trucks
truckway
truckways
trucky
truckyard
truckyards
truculence (current term)
truculences
truculencies
truculency
truculent
truculently
trudge
trudged
trudgeman
trudgen
trudgens
trudgeon
trudgeons
trudger
trudgers

Literary usage of Truculence

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1. Letters of Thomas Edward Brown, Author of 'Fo'e'sle Yarns': Author of 'Fo'c by Thomas Edward Brown (1900)
"I fear there is a tone of truculence in this letter. I did not mean it. You have a sweet covert there. Bless you in your Quantock rambles! ..."

2. A History of the Great War, 1914- by Briggs Davenport (1916)
"CHAPTER X HOW FRANCE FACED THE GREAT WAR AFTER FORTY YEARS OF GERMAN truculence Her Enemy continuously Invited her Hatred—Convalescence of the Nation after ..."

3. Ethics of Literature by John A. Kersey (1894)
"... Own Faith—Analogy Posits Beginning and End of Eternity—truculence of Theology to Science —Heredity Illustrates Absurdity of Analogy—Periods and Progress ..."

4. History of the French Revolution by David Wemyss Jobson (1853)
"... when, as a humble provincial advocate, he commenced his career. The truculence of Danton was free, but that of Robespierre sprang from personal ..."

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