belli-, bell-

(Latin: war; fight, fighting)

War too often takes many lives and is excessively destructive

Too many wars have been fought and too much blood has been shed and terrible wide-spread suffering has resulted; however; sometimes, it is the only means of stopping aggressive attacks by inhumane leaders!

—Compiled from information located at
Words Come in Families by Edward Horowitz, Ph.D.;
Hart Publishing Company, Inc.; New York; 1977; page 24.

Related "war, war-like" or "battle" word units: areo-; -machy; milit-.