aggressiveness


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Related to aggressiveness: passiveness, Passive aggressiveness

ag·gres·sive

 (ə-grĕs′ĭv)
adj.
1. Characterized by aggression: aggressive behavior.
2. Inclined to behave in an actively hostile fashion: an aggressive regime.
3. Assertive, bold, and energetic: an aggressive sales campaign.
4. Of or relating to an investment or approach to investing that seeks above-average returns by taking above-average risks.
5. Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade: an aggressive tumor.
6. Characterized by or inclined toward vigorous or intensive medical treatment: an aggressive approach to treating the infection.
7. Intense or harsh, as in color.

ag·gres′sive·ly adv.
ag·gres′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aggressiveness - the quality of being bold and enterprisingaggressiveness - the quality of being bold and enterprising
drive - the trait of being highly motivated; "his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers"
competitiveness, fight - an aggressive willingness to compete; "the team was full of fight"
combativeness, militance, militancy - a militant aggressiveness
intrusiveness, meddlesomeness, officiousness - aggressiveness as evidenced by intruding; by advancing yourself or your ideas without invitation
boldness, nerve, brass, cheek, face - impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
2.aggressiveness - a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attackaggressiveness - a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
ill will, enmity, hostility - the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility"
3.aggressiveness - a natural disposition to be hostileaggressiveness - a natural disposition to be hostile
disagreeableness - an ill-tempered and offensive disposition
bellicoseness, bellicosity - a natural disposition to fight
truculence, truculency - obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness

aggressiveness

noun
Translations
عِدَائِيَّة، عُدْوَانِيَّة
агресивност
agresivita
aggressivitetstridbarhed
erõszakosság
árásargirni, ágengni
agresivita

aggressiveness

[əˈgresɪvnɪs] N
1. (= belligerence) → agresividad f
2. (= assertiveness) → empuje m

aggressiveness

[əˈgrɛsɪvnɪs] nagressivité f

aggressiveness

n
(= belligerence)Aggressivität f; (Sport: of play) → Härte f, → Aggressivität f; (of lover)Draufgängertum nt, → Ungestüm nt
(= forcefulness) (of salesman etc)Dynamik f, → Aufdringlichkeit f (pej); (of sales technique)Aggressivität f

aggressiveness

[əˈgrɛsɪvnɪs] naggressività

aggressive

(əˈgresiv) adjective
ready to attack or oppose; quarrelsome. He's a most aggressive boy – he is always fighting at school.
agˈgressively adverb
agˈgressiveness noun
agˈgression (-ʃən) noun
(a feeling of) hostility.
agˈgressor noun
(in a war etc) the party which attacks first.
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The chin and jaw, strong and just hinting of square aggressiveness, helped the lips to command life.
As Ernest talked he seemed in a fine passion; his face glowed, his eyes snapped and flashed, and his chin and jaw were eloquent with aggressiveness.
Increasing maturity had taught him that merely to sit regarding the past was useless and that he himself had a definite doctrine, worthy of being preached with all aggressiveness.
The percept has an aggressiveness which does not belong to the image.
He could not understand this unprovoked aggressiveness of her attitude, and certainly was very far from thinking that an unpremeditated hint of something resembling emotion in the tone of his last words had caused that uncontrollable burst of sincerity.
Pakistan has been peaceful and peace loving country however, in case of any aggressiveness it would keep no stone untouched.
I THINK WHAT is going on with your dog is an unfortunate series of things that precipitated the aggressiveness.
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Tokyo, Jan 29, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - A group led by Professor Kazuyoshi Tsutsui and Research Associate Takayoshi Ubuka, of the Waseda University Center for Advanced Biomedical Sciences, has discovered a hormonal mechanism for controlling aggressiveness in male birds.
Using bioinformatics techniques, the authors showed that the levels of expression of some 1,200 genes that are directly controlled by the enzyme, EZH2, correlates with the aggressiveness
McEnroe further said that such aggressiveness is necessary in an one-on-one sport, especially when there are many more options than in the past, adding that it is necessary to find out ways to grab more fans.
The loan of as much as 100 million will be spent in priority areas recognized in the National Strategic Reference Framework, including enhancement of the aggressiveness of the economy of Cyprus, endorsement of sustainable growth and investments in skill developments and innovation.