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Related to aggressiveness: passiveness, Passive aggressiveness
  • noun

Synonyms for aggressiveness

Synonyms for aggressiveness

a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack

a natural disposition to be hostile

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The chances of her reverting to aggressiveness will always be there given the right circumstances, which you can't fully control.
In the prostate cancer study, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) conducted an analysis of 395 patient samples to evaluate the ability of the Oncotype DX Genomic Prostate Score (GPS) to predict cancer aggressiveness despite variability in pathology assessment.
The current research, in order to understand the mechanism of GnIH inhibiting aggressiveness, involved a series of experiments using quail, an aggressive species of bird, as a model.
Variation in aggressiveness among isolates was also observed (Table 1).
Verbal aggressiveness is a message behavior that attacks a person's self-concept in order to deliver psychological pain (Infante & Wigley, 1986) and can take the form of character and competence attacks, teasing, ridicule, threats, and swearing (Infante, 1987).
We need to do more work and to see if we can use it to detect aggressiveness and a potential target.
We examine whether hospital-level measures of intensity or aggressiveness are predictors of outcomes among surgical patients.
That's what Gaston Bachelard said in The Poetics of Space, as a way to describe what he calls "the most decisive type of aggressiveness, which is postponed aggressiveness, aggressiveness that bides its time.
This becomes scary when you see the speed, power, and aggressiveness of the athletes.
Roeder said: "In the Premiership, aggressiveness is so important - not jus t competing with your opponent, but running too.
Billingsley isn't deceptive, and his aggressiveness isn't a secret.
Aitken, Almeida, Harris, and McInish examine the orders of active and passive institutional investors across five (bid) steps of the limit order book; they also test recent theories of order aggressiveness in limit order placement decisions.
CPA firms usually start out using the superstar model which places a premium on the extraordinary capability, commitment, aggressiveness, entrepreneurialism and stamina of a few people for its success.
Entitlement, impatience and aggressiveness are among the attitudes or personality traits that correlate with claim involvement.
Instead, objects bring an unexpected aggressiveness into the overall picture--again, though, as components that refer back to nothing concrete.