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aggressiveness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggressive  \Ag*gres"sive\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  agressif.] 
  Tending  or  disposed  to  aggress;  characterized  by  aggression; 
  making  assaults;  unjustly  attacking;  as  an  aggressive 
  policy,  war,  person,  nation.  --  {Ag*gres"sive*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Ag*gres"sive*ness},  n. 
 
  No  aggressive  movement  was  made  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aggressiveness 
  n  1:  the  quality  of  being  bold  and  enterprising 
  2:  a  feeling  of  hostility  that  arouses  thoughts  of  attack  [syn: 
  {aggression}] 
  3:  a  disposition  to  fight  [syn:  {contentiousness},  {belligerence}, 
  {pugnacity},  {quarrelsomeness}] 




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