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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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This is the voice of Medve, the poet and rebel, who wants to oppose aggressivity (rooted in a severe inferiority complex) with a heroic strategy of civility.
While Kohut does not include aggressivity, he does add self-satisfaction to the equation.
And so it came as a surprise to me when on the second day of our discussion of Yukio Mishima's Confessions of a Mask, there was an eruption of profound anxiety, fear, and aggressivity.
It's no problem with a good referee that can understand what is aggressivity or when aggressivity finishes and when the rules of the game start.
However barley appeared to be dominant crop as was indicated by its higher values of relative crowding coefficient competitive ratio and positive sign of aggressivity.
There, they become locked in a dynamic of identification, desire, and passive and active aggressivity, fueled by Elisabet's refusal to speak.
All-important for this period are tendencies to absolute control, domination and imposition, destructivity and aggressivity.
The cancer was classified as a 3 on an aggressivity scale of 1 to 3, with chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery following.
These items are grouped into five broad factors: Factor 1--Coping and self-confidence with risk, Factor 2--Self-confidence in the expression of positive feelings, Factor 3--Conversation and social resourcefulness, Factor 4--Self-exposure to strangers and new situations, and Factor 5--Self-control of aggressivity.
Mortality depends on patients' characteristics and co-morbidities at baseline, on aggressivity and response to antibiotic therapy of the infective agent.
Lung transplantation should be considered and evaluated in patients with vascular aggressivity with pleural hemorrhagic effusion and anemia.
And if you think about what he did against Hull - aside from the very first moment when he was pushed by [Nikica] Jelavic, which is a foul anywhere other than in England - he did fine and he showed good strength and aggressivity.
In part from these tidal, coloristic works, Goldfarb developed what she called her "American aggressivity," perhaps in compensation for the neurotic shyness she admits to in a French interview that was screened during the show.