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unaggressive

(ˌʌnəˈɡrɛsɪv)
adj
not aggressive or combative
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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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The campaign was rolled out just in time for the arrival of cold and flu season with the message that it was time to stop reacting unaggressively to symptoms.
Bloomstein also talks to the townspeople who have to live with this legacy every day--the yuppies who have done up an SS officer's house; the woman who was upset to be told to keep quiet about the name of her beloved home town when she visited the Jewish Holocaust memorial at Yad Vashem; the old woman who married an SS guard; the old man who recalled the pleasure of going hunting with camp commandant Franz Ziereis; the lederhosen-clad men who swill their beer in a bar a few hundred metres down the hill; the camp curator who admits his obsession with the place has driven him to drink and cost him his marriage, All of them unsettled by being pinned down and asked, unaggressively but insistently, to talk about the things they know but never speak about.
All main materials are clearly expressed, but handled unaggressively, gently even; these buildings are not the grand-progeny of Brutalism.
A simple conversion from a traditional, three-storey Greek house, the Lithari studios are typical of the unobtrusive nature of Old Alikanas, where holiday apartments mix unaggressively with what is still a largely unspoilt landscape.