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militant (adj) ready to fight, especially for a cause.
A militant person uses force or violence for achieving social or political changes. Terrorists are militant persons because they believe that only by using force they can achieve their objectives. Militant groups or organizations use force and violence to achieve social or political changes.
- Some trade unions believe in militant methods to have their demands conceded by the managements. They resort to violent agitations for securing their demands.
- Most members of militant groups are misguided and unemployed youth. Once they are provided with proper employment opportunities and motivation, they do not tend to be militant.