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1. aggression

noun. ['əˈgrɛʃən'] a disposition to behave aggressively.

Antonyms

  • attract

Etymology

  • aggression (French)
  • aggressio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Aggression

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • accession
  • question

How do you pronounce aggression?

Pronounce aggression as əˈgrɛʃən.

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Sentences with aggression


1. Noun, singular or mass
Never try to sort out your pet's aggression by yourself.

2. Verb, base form
Some dogs turn to aggression when they think that someone else is setting foot onto their territory.

Quotes about aggression


1. Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace.
- Morihei Ueshiba

3. Since the Korean War, U.S. and South Korea have established an enduring friendship with shared interests, such as denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, combating aggression abroad and developing our economies.
- Charles B. Rangel

2. aggression

noun. ['əˈgrɛʃən'] violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked.

Synonyms

  • plundering
  • meat grinder
  • violence
  • pillaging
  • action
  • pillage
  • hostility

Antonyms

  • propriety
  • properness
  • impropriety
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • aggression (French)
  • aggressio (Latin)

3. aggression

noun. ['əˈgrɛʃən'] a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack.

Synonyms

  • hostility
  • aggressiveness
  • ill will

Antonyms

  • repulsion
  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • adduct

Etymology

  • aggression (French)
  • aggressio (Latin)

4. aggression

noun. ['əˈgrɛʃən'] the act of initiating hostilities.

Synonyms

  • combat
  • war
  • armed combat

Antonyms

  • submissive
  • refrain
  • civilian
  • pull

Etymology

  • aggression (French)
  • aggressio (Latin)

5. aggression

noun. ['əˈgrɛʃən'] deliberately unfriendly behavior.

Synonyms

  • bitchery
  • behaviour
  • irritation
  • intimidation
  • behavior
  • raising hell
  • provocation
  • doings
  • hell raising
  • bullying
  • aggravation
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • normality
  • encouragement
  • fearlessness

Etymology

  • aggression (French)
  • aggressio (Latin)
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