aggressiveness


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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.
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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
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aggressiveness

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

aggressiveness

[əˈgresɪvnɪs] N
1. (= belligerence) → agresividad f
2. (= assertiveness) → empuje m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

aggressiveness

[əˈgrɛsɪvnɪs] nagressivité f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

aggressiveness

[əˈgrɛsɪvnɪs] naggressività
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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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. We have already said that his essays fall into four classes, literary, social, religious, and political, though they cannot always be sharply distinguished.
The percept has an aggressiveness which does not belong to the image.
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