Definition of hawkishness in English:



  • See hawkish

    • ‘All of that newfound hawkishness in Boston surely sounded odd to many of the decidedly anti-war delegates.’
    • ‘I was at the peak of my hawkishness about the cold war, and that was the perspective from which I was teaching.’
    • ‘My point, though, was not to suggest that hawkishness is always wrong.’
    • ‘Her school is conservative, but hardly unique in its hawkishness.’
    • ‘He has demonstrated by his hawkishness on Kosovo and Afghanistan that he is willing to use force to defend American ideas and interests.’