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Definition of the noun aggression
What does aggression mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: aggressions
- a disposition to behave aggressively
- a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
- violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonym of aggression: hostility
- more generic word: action = something done
- more specific terms:
- the act of initiating hostilities
- deliberately unfriendly behavior
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- more generic words: behavior / behaviour / conduct / doings = manner of acting or controlling yourself
- more specific terms:
- aggravation / provocation / irritation = unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment
- bitchery = aggressive remarks and behavior like that of a spiteful malicious woman
- intimidation / bullying = the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
- hell raising / raising hell = making trouble just for the fun of it
- self-assertion = the act of asserting yourself in an aggressive manner
Alternative definition of the noun aggression
- The act of initiating hostilities or invasion.
- The practice or habit of launching attacks.
- Hostile or destructive behavior or actions.
Specialised definition of the noun aggression
Glossary of sports
literal meanings include to walk toward or approach, to move against or to move with intent to hurt or harm. (Mark H. Anshel. 1991. Dictionary of the Sport and Exercise Sciences. Human Kinetics Books Champaign, Illinois)
the state of feeling violently angry towards someone or something (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
Aggression is a musical group, webpage.
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- "Aggression" is a musical album of Verse.
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- "Aggression" is a musical single of The Destroyer & Drokz & Tails.
- released in (11 years ago)
- "Aggression" is a composition.
- "Aggression" is a musical album of SGM.
- released in (28 years ago)
- "Aggression" is a musical album of Nicrotek.
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Aggression: In the game of poker, opens and raises are considered aggressive plays, while calls and checks are considered passive. It is said that "aggression has its own value", meaning that often aggressive plays can make money with weak hands because of bluff value. In general, opponents must respond to aggressive play by playing more loosely, which offers more opportunities to make mistakes.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aggression
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by Dorothy G. Singer, Jerome L. Singer
Among researchers, the term aggression means something different. Aggression is...
First, aggression is an external behavior that you can see.
Note also that aggression is a social behavior because it always involves at least two people.
A Mind Of Her Own (2013)
The evolutionary psychology of women by Anne Campbell
Aggression is a form of intense contest competition. It is about gaining and defending a resource. Psychologists often distinguish between proactive and reactive aggression. Proactive aggression (sometimes known as instrumental ...
Its Basis, Application, and Interpretation by Glen McPherson
The three themes represented were: Theme A – aggression is a desirable characteristic. Theme B — aggression is an undesirable characteristic. Theme C — aggression is an undesirable but understandable characteristic. For every subject ...
by Vern L. Bengtson, Alan C. Acock, Katherine R. Allen, Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, David M. Klein
Interpersonal aggression is a conflict strategy that family members enact when other tactics for ...
Interactive Group Therapy (2013)
Integrating, Interpersonal, Action-Orientated and Psychodynamic Approaches by Jay Earley
Aggression is a healthy capacity that plays an important role in the operation of autonomy and safety and in providing...
aggression refers to the positive capacity to contact others in a way that attempts to ...
Causes, Consequences, Management by Dirk Richter, Richard Whittington
Aggression is a very early feature of ...
Reassessing Just War Theory in the 21st Century by Kimberly A. Hudson
Aggression is the name we give to the crime of war.
Aggression is a singular and undifferen- tiated crime because, in all its forms, it challenges rights that are worth dying for.4 The “rights worth dying for,” according to Walzer, are the rights ...
by Hugo F. Reading
aggression l. behaviour aimed at injury of a person or thing.(Dollard). 2. initiating an attack. (Scott, J.P.). 3. a state' s use of force which initiates an armed conflict. see also hostility. aggression, ...
by John M Levine, Michael A. Hogg
Initial theories of scapegoating relied on Freudian psychodynamics and, later, the frustration–aggression hypothesis. Both view scapegoating as a spontaneous venting of frustrations displaced onto an innocent group, chosen merely because ...
Encyclopedia of Stress: A-D (2000)
aggression in general. Currently, the age-adjusted rate for homicide in the United States, based on vital statistics records, is 0.01%. Epidemiologic survey data ...
by Jon E. Roeckelein
AGGRESSION, THEORIES OF social-learning theorists may consider aggression to be a form of learned and reinforced behavior gained by imitating or observing some other individual who engages in aggressive acts (e.g., young boy ...
by Amy Wenzel
Because of differences in the form and function of aggressive behaviors, considering aggression collectively likely masks individual variability and subtypes of aggressive behavior that might have distinct correlates, courses, outcomes, and ...
by T. Stuart Watson, Christopher H. Skinner
Relational Aggression it is effective for a wide variety of learning styles and that it is developmentally appropriate for very young readers. One disadvantage would be the need for a myriad of teaching tools needed for instruction. Detecting a ...
by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf
Hunt Aggression Dawn E. Stephens Aggression ...
by Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers
To understand aggression better, research has focused on various types of aggression and different motivations for aggressive acts. For example, the distinction betweenproactive(purposefulactionstogain adesirable goal) and reactive ...
Encyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)
by H. James Birx
Aggression is simply defined as “Any form of behavior directed toward the goal of harming another living being who is motivated to avoid such treatment.” Aggression is most commonly studied in its application to humans and may include both ...
A Reference for the Education of the Handicapped and Other Exceptional Children and Adults by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen
Aggression is usually defined as any form of behavior designed to harm or injure some living being (Baron & Byrne, 1991), although some also include aggressive acts turned toward objects (intentional destruction of property) or toward the ...
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The sunset clouds invade the blue sky
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If warning gestures are not heeded, the aggressor makes a lunging attack to the defending goat's forehead, even if she doesn't have horns. Georgette and Perdie were previously friends, but now Perdie feels the need to protect her newborn.
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- Two faces of aggression
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- Fighting patent aggression the open source way
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Fighting patent aggression the open source way
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- Displaced Aggression trophy
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- Streetcorner aggression
Angry white light.
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- Micro Aggression
Presenter Miguel Valenciano leads a workshop, "Invisible Scars of the Impact of Micro-Aggression."
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- Aggression Meaning
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- Act of Aggression: Guide - General Tips and Tricks (UPDATE CHECK DESCRIPTION!)
A few pointers to help new and experienced players alike improve their play. UPDATE TO HOMOGENEOUS MOVEMENT: For those who do not wish to have ...
- Language of Peer Aggression
The Ophelia Project's most popular webinar presentation. This webinar will help viewers: - List current myths about aggression - Define peer aggression, ...
- Act of Aggression: Guide General Tips and Tricks (UPDATE CHECK DESCRIPTION!)
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- " Election Commission understands the language of aggression"
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- Putins Body Language Betrayed Anxiety Aggression NBC Newscom
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Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1E1S1S1I1O1N1
The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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