unaggressive


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unaggressive

(ˌʌnəˈɡrɛsɪv)
adj
not aggressive or combative
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unaggressive - not aggressiveunaggressive - not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness
unassertive - inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence; "a shy unassertive person"
peaceful, peaceable - not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
aggressive - having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"
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In the conversation of the last few minutes he seemed so rational, so clear, so unaggressive, that she no longer saw reason for doubt.
They are not like the little raisin-sized foreign flies, they are big shiny beasts with the radius of a penny, yet they seem totally unaware their size is terrifying, and so are completely unaggressive. They don't touch you.
Former BJP leaders, like the unaggressive Atal Bihari Vajpayee, would certainly be unable to compete.
The argument goes that since the Mother of All Bombs' strike in April 2017 that killed 92 IS militants, Washington has taken to an unaggressive approach towards IS's migration to Afghanistan from Syria and Iraq.
"I do feel uneasy to think that if they did this to a man who was being so unaggressive, it could happen to anyone.
Make of our world a fair open field where we may all act, according to our own choice, individually, or in co-operation, for every unaggressive purpose, and where good of every kind will fight its own open unrestrained fight with evil of every kind.
The dog might be a perfectly normal unaggressive animal but the handler is inadvertently telling the dog to attack.
is then composed of timid unaggressive parts of herself as well as his projections, and she carries these feelings as her part in the relationship.
"They are particularly vulnerable to hunting, because they are relatively unaggressive and occurs in herds." That's despite their size - up to 7,200 pounds and as tall as 6 feet.
Because the lesion presented with relatively unaggressive comportment, with large size and limits, and was located very close to important anatomical structures, we decided on conservative surgical treatment, that is, decompression of the cyst and subsequent enucleation.
They are particularly unaggressive at this time of year - unless you happen to step on them - so if you do find a groggy young female (wasp) in your house and you can't bear to let her stay, just carefully put her back outside to try and find room at another inn.
Fundamentally unaggressive, they suffer, if anything, from a surfeit of niceness.