Definition of combativeness:
bellicoseness, argumentativeness, feistiness, belligerency, belligerence, aggressiveness, attack, militantness, aggression, assaultiveness, truculence, contentiousness, pugnacity, defiance, scrappiness, disputatiousness, truculency, litigiousness, pugnaciousness, militancy, militance, fight, bellicosity.
enmity (part of speech: noun)
- bad blood,
- hard feelings
- "The Guests Of Hercules", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
- "Gulmore, The Boss", Frank Harris.
One who knew him well, and for many years was closely associated with him in railway work, tells me that his most striking characteristics were reticence, combativeness, concentration and tenacity of purpose, and that his memory and mastery of detail were remarkable.- "Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland", Joseph Tatlow.