Definition of Aggression in English :

Define Aggression in English

Aggression meaning in English

Meaning of Aggression in English

Pronunciation of Aggression in English

Aggression pronunciation in English

Pronounce Aggression in English


see synonyms of aggression


1. aggression

a disposition to behave aggressively

2. aggression, aggressiveness

a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack

3. aggression, hostility

violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

4. aggression

the act of initiating hostilities

5. aggression

deliberately unfriendly behavior

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of aggression
an attack or harmful action, esp an unprovoked attack by one country against another
any offensive activity, practice, etc
an aggression against personal liberty
3. psychology
a hostile or destructive mental attitude or behaviour

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see synonyms of aggression
an unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
the practice or habit of being aggressive or quarrelsome
3.  Psychiatry
forceful, attacking behavior, either constructively self-assertive and self-protective or destructively hostile to others or to oneself

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of aggression
1a. Hostile or destructive behavior or attitudes: physical aggression; verbal aggression; emotional aggression.
b. Forceful, assertive, or overbearing behavior or attitudes: the aggression of a bold advertising campaign.
2. The practice or habit of taking hostile actions or launching military attacks: imperial aggression.
3. A hostile act or military attack: aggressions that led to full-scale war.

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