Adjective "warring" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of two or more people or groups) in conflict with each other.
  1. 'a warring couple'
  2. 'His songs have the power to stop warring groups and turn them toward peace.'
  3. 'On these warring accounts of the past, futures are built.'
  4. 'Keeping the warring factions behaving in a civilised fashion can be a very difficult job.'
  5. 'It needed the combined effort of several team officials who raced onto the field to separate the warring factions.'
  6. 'This scheme will involve trained mediators bringing warring parties together to discuss and sort out their differences.'
  7. 'It was rather difficult to constantly be the neutral faction in a warring household.'
  8. 'At the turn of the twentieth century, American Protestantism split into two warring camps.'
  9. 'The warring factions got wind of what he was going to do.'
  10. 'The warring factions resume peace talks at the United Nations today.'
  11. 'The security troops stood by around the campus at the request of the warring groups and the university rector.'


1. a conflict carried on by force of arms, as between nations or between parties within a nation; warfare, as by land, sea, or air.

2. a state or period of armed hostility or active military operations: The two nations were at war with each other.

3. a contest carried on by force of arms, as in a series of battles or campaigns: the War of 181


4. armed fighting, as a science, profession, activity, or art; methods or principles of waging armed conflict: War is the soldier's busine

More examples(as adjective)

"tribes can be warring for centuries."

"factions can be warring."

"parties can be warring."

"sides can be warring."

"groups can be warring."

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