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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Deliberate, unprovoked attack. Angry or threatening behaviour or feelings that often result in fighting.

Usage examples (35)
  • The monkey showed lots of aggression toward its trainer.
  • Q Despite the imposition of the sanctions, what you call the aggression by Serbia continues.
  • And canine aggression is most often directed at children.
  • A war of aggression is not a proud thing in which to die. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The man's "aggression" (unwarranted attack or pressure) had a tendency toward "egression" (emerging).
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