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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)
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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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Commercial Space Exploration (2015)
Ethics, Policy and Governance by Dr Jai Galliott
if it is shown that aggression is a natural biological drive, then a...
On the Way to Myself (2015)
Communications to a Friend by Charlotte Wolff
Thus aggression is the natural consequence of the need for territory...
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 ...
Just and Unjust Wars (2007)
A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations by Michael Walzer
Aggression is the name we give to the crime of war. We know the crime because of our...
Every violation of the territorial integrity or political sovereignty of an independent state is called aggression. It is as if we were to brand as murder all ...
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 Kathleen Stassen Berger, Richard O. Straub
Instrumental aggression is an action whose purpose is to obtain or retain an object desired by another. (p. 261; objective 5) 10. Reactive aggression...
Reactive aggression is a reaction to another child's behavior. 1 1 . An unprovoked attack on ...
Criminal Behavior (2008)
Theories, Typologies and Criminal Justice by Jacqueline B. Helfgott
Aggression is a component of normal behavior that has similar neural bases in animals and humans (Weinshenker & Siegel, 2002). Violence is an expression of a need mediated by environmental, social, and cultural forces that may or may ...
by Richard O. Straub, Kathleen Stassen Berger
Aggression is a form of antisocial behavior characterized by hostile attitudes and hurtful actions stemming from anger or frustration, (p. 303) 14. Instrumental aggression is an action whose purpose is to obtain or retain an object desired by ...
Psychiatry, 2 Volume Set (2015)
by Allan Tasman, Jerald Kay, Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Michael B. First, Michelle Riba
Whether a particular behavior is called aggression (except for clear physical aggression) depends on the caregiver's perception.
Aggression is a behavioral symptom and not a single diagnostic entity or disorder, nor does it have a singular ...
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 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 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 ...
by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher
aggression. This proposal is based on two related arguments. First, gender socialization research suggests that females are more...
In addition, because relational aggression is more consistent with the female gender role than other forms of ...
Offensive and Defensive Aggression D C Blanchard, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA, John A Burns School of...
Glossary Abnormal aggression – Aggression that is different from offense in that it is nonresponsive to important ...
by Robert Jean Campbell
Reactive or impulsive aggression is a response to an aversive stimulus, such as an insult, mistreatment, or what is...
Instrumental or controlled aggression is more purposeful and goaloriented; it is aggressive behavior that is needed to ...
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 ...
by Roy F. Baumeister, Kathleen D. Vohs
Definition According to catharsis theory, acting aggressively or even viewing aggression is an effective way to reduce angry feelings and aggressive impulses. The word catharsis comes from the Greek word katharsis, which, literally translated, ...
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 ...
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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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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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