Synonyms for aggressiveness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-gres-iv
Phonetic Transcription : əˈgrɛs ɪv

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Définition of aggressiveness

Origin :
  • 1791, from Latin aggress-, past participle stem of aggredi (see aggression) + -ive. In psychological use from 1913, first in translations of Freud. Related: Aggressively; aggressiveness.
  • noun aggression
Example sentences :
  • May it teach them some lessons of restraint as well as of aggressiveness!
  • Extract from : « Where Half The World Is Waking Up » by Clarence Poe
  • These wars in the South were incited by the insolence and aggressiveness of the Americans.
  • Extract from : « The Indian Today » by Charles A. Eastman
  • His boldness and aggressiveness were unique in the history of Indian warfare.
  • Extract from : « The Indian Today » by Charles A. Eastman
  • Now her stinging tongue was dumb, and there was no aggressiveness in her manner.
  • Extract from : « 'Me-Smith' » by Caroline Lockhart
  • Madame's husband instantly showed a diminution of aggressiveness.
  • Extract from : « Love at Paddington » by W. Pett Ridge
  • Nervousness is often confused with aggressiveness, initiative, confidence.
  • Extract from : « Civics and Health » by William H. Allen
  • The percept has an aggressiveness which does not belong to the image.
  • Extract from : « The Analysis of Mind » by Bertrand Russell
  • There was no question on our part of aggressiveness or self-interest.
  • Extract from : « The Russian Turmoil » by Anton Ivanovich Denikin
  • To deny the existence of the German or other aggressiveness?
  • Extract from : « The Fruits of Victory » by Norman Angell
  • There was no cruelty in his strength and no revenge in his aggressiveness.
  • Extract from : « Cyrus Hall McCormick » by Herbert Newton Casson

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