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Synonyms for aggression

Synonyms for aggression

Synonyms for aggression

a disposition to behave aggressively

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a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack

violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

the act of initiating hostilities

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Various studies conducted with animals show that hostile environments during pregnancy and early childhood have an impact on gene methylation and gene programming leading to problems with brain development, particularly in regard to the control of aggressive behaviour.
He added: "Our employees and residents have the right to be respected and we will not tolerate this sort of aggressive behaviour.
Results revealed the estimates correlated highly with the actual aggressive behaviour of the men - even if they only saw the picture for a split second.
It is hoped an increased police presence on buses will prevent incidents such as stone throwing at buses and aggressive behaviour, as reported earlier this week.
The Centre's research has been used to develop model programs that prevent delinquency and criminal behaviour in youth, and to identify children who may be at risk for developing aggressive behaviour.
The boundaries of decent and acceptable behaviour have, for years, been grossly extended by a minority - witness the public swearing, drinking to excess, vomiting and aggressive behaviour on some of our streets.
A staggering 96 per cent of drivers say they have been on the receiving end of aggressive behaviour.
The participants were rated before and after the school year for rule breaking and aggressive behaviour by parents, teachers and in self reports.
Lower levels of sweat, as measured by skin conductance activity (SCA), have been linked with conduct disorder and aggressive behaviour in children and adolescents.
AGGRESSIVE behaviour, noisy horns and smoking in their vehicles are just some of the complaints that have been made against taxi drivers in Wolverhampton.
Family Lives' aggression report finds calls to its 24-hour Parentline regarding aggressive behaviour have increased by 2% and only 56% of respondents to an online survey had sought help for their child''s problem.
ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Spanking young children could lead to aggressive behaviour later on, even if the childs initial level of aggression is taken into account.
The study by psychologists at Glasgow Caledonian University found sport can reinforce aggressive behaviour rather than act as a diversion.
Lydia Harper, defending, told the court how Morgan's aggressive behaviour was caused by a 'cocktail of good weather and alcohol in the afternoon'.
They are more likely than others to exhibit aggressive behaviour, according to a report from Statistics Canada.
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