Definition of Truculency

1. Noun. Obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness.

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



Definition of Truculency

1. Noun. truculence ¹

2. Noun. a truculent remark or behaviour ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Truculency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Truculency

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

Literary usage of Truculency

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1. Lights and Shadows of Mormonism by Josiah Francis Gibbs (1909)
"CHAPTER XXXIV SAINTS DIVIDE ON NATIONAL POLITICAL LINES —truculency OF THE SAINTS —SUBSERVIENCY OF MANY GENTILES On the tenth day of June, 1891, ..."

2. A Tagalog English and English Tagalog Dictionary by Charles Nigg (1904)
"... harshness; rigor, asperity; cruelty; truculency; sharpness; inhumanity; force. ... inhumanity; truculency; asperity; ferocity. ..."

3. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1902)
"... for the truculency of his language, a reasonable explanation that should have been more emphasized. But at other times he seems to defend this policy as ..."

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