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  • Info Aggression is overt, often harmful, social interaction with the intention of inflicting damage or other unpleasantness upon another individual. more...
  • If there is no need for competition, then there is no need for aggression.
  • Personal changes like these can lead to less aggression and cut down on violent acts.
  • Aggression is more common among relatives and within a group than between groups.
  • Is this the line they have created by aggression since the beginning of September?
  • The course was his own and fully did he afterwards pay the price for his aggressions. Cited from The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists, by George Bryce
  • Aggression may help an animal secure territory, including resources such as food and water.
  • Relational aggression is more common and has been studied more among girls than boys.
  • Such an act would result in aggression by the original male.
  • See the following section on aggression for more details on this association.
  • The national crisis was widely seen as being caused by foreign aggression.
  • Those that seem too weak or fail to show enough aggression are killed.
  • Some scholars have concluded that media may have some small effects on aggression.
  • Conflict often arises when one group member shows aggression toward a close relative of another.
  • Relational aggression has been studied among girls but not so much among adult women.
  • We proceed to tell men they simply have more natural aggression.
  • It was also found that boys exhibited more overall aggression than girls.
  • These were their aggressions at this period; and more than these. Cited from Selected Speeches on British Foreign Policy 1738-1914, by Edgar Jones
  • There is aggression involved in these small families although usually not between the male and the females.
  • When these aggressions come, the whole German folk stands with its army, as it does now. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Mar 1915, V. 1, No. 2
  • Aggression is rare within a reproductive unit, being directed mostly towards members of other units.
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Synonyms of aggression

Meaning of aggression

  • noun A disposition to behave aggressively
  • noun A feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
  • noun Violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
  • noun The act of initiating hostilities
  • noun Deliberately unfriendly behavior