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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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Not a single Indian war has yet been occasioned by aggressions of the present federal government, feeble as it is; but there are several instances of Indian hostilities having been provoked by the improper conduct of individual States, who, either unable or unwilling to restrain or punish offenses, have given occasion to the slaughter of many innocent inhabitants.
The other, the East king, the king of blood-red sunrises, I represent to myself as a spare Southerner with clear-cut features, black-browed and dark-eyed, gray-robed, upright in sunshine, resting a smooth-shaven cheek in the palm of his hand, impenetrable, secret, full of wiles, fine-drawn, keen - meditating aggressions.
Laws in violation of private contracts, as they amount to aggressions on the rights of those States whose citizens are injured by them, may be considered as another probable source of hostility.
And the old invisible kill-joy might have had occasion to repent of her aggressions against the gypsy had their attention not been diverted at this moment by the procession of the Pope of the Fools, which, after having traversed many streets and squares, debouched on the Place de Grève, with all its torches and all its uproar.
At one moment reclining sideways upon the mat, and leaning calmly upon his bended arm, he related circumstantially the aggressions of the French--their hostile visits to the surrounding bays, enumerating each one in succession--Happar, Puerka, Nukuheva, Tior,--and then starting to his feet and precipitating himself forward with clenched hands and a countenance distorted with passion, he poured out a tide of invectives.
Early in the sixth century, for example, they won at Mount Badon in the south a great victory, later connected in tradition with the legendary name of King Arthur, which for many years gave them security from further aggressions.
13 (Saba) - Yemen on Monday called for pressure on the Security Council to stop the US-backed Saudi aggression military operations and lift all-out blockade, the Ministry of Human Rights said in a statement obtained by Saba.
Hasaka, SANA- The Council of Dignitaries and Tribes' Leaders of Hasaka strongly condemned the Turkish aggression on Afrin area in Aleppo northern countryside, stressing that this aggression comes as a completion to Turkey's role in supporting terrorist organizations.
Though the world is touching the height of modernization but still it has failed to overcome the growing aggression among people especially among our youth and the worst consequences are faced that this aggression leads to extremism which creates violence.
Jeddah, Rabi'II 01, 1439, December 19, 2017, SPA -- Ambassador of the Republic of Djibouti to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ambassador Dyauddin Said Bamakhrama condemned the criminal aggression of Houthi militia today by firing a ballistic missile targeting the city of Riyadh.
Because Saleh wasn't honest in confronting the aggression, he was collaborating with this aggression secretly and not publicly or overtly," he added.
A I am sorry to hear about your kitty's recent aggression.
From a theoretical perspective, it is useful to frame sport spectator violence within the General Aggression Model (GAM; Anderson, 1997; Anderson, Anderson, & Deuser, 1996).
By: MENA DAMASCUS - 21 October 2017: Syria on Saturday condemned a new Israeli aggression on al-Quneitra countryside, considering it as a new cycle of outright collusion between the Israeli occupation and armed terrorist groups and a desperate attempt to support these groups, the Syrian news agency SANA reported.
Previous scholars have shown that both explicit and implicit attitudes toward aggression predict aggressive behavior (e.