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Definition of the noun aggressiveness

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noun - plural: aggressivenesses

  1. the quality of being bold and enterprising
  2. a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
  3. a natural disposition to be hostile

Alternative definition of the noun aggressiveness


  1. [uncountable] The state or quality of being aggressive.
  2. [countable] The result or product of being aggressive.

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Google previewCorporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective (2008)

by Michael Donnelly, Murray Straus

Verbal aggressiveness is the trait of attacking the self-concepts of other people in order to stimulate psychological pain, such as humiliation, embarrassment, and...

Verbal aggressiveness is a subset of hostility, which is the more global trait.

Google previewService Science Research, Strategy and Innovation: Dynamic Knowledge Management Methods (2012)

Dynamic Knowledge Management Methods by Delener, N.

Proactive ness is a forward-looking perspective characteristic of a marketplace leader who has the foresight to act in anticipation of future demand and shape the environment, while competitive aggressiveness is the intensity of a firm's efforts ...

Google previewEducation for Peace (2012)

by Herbert Read

Aggressiveness is an evil in the ethical or religious sense, but recent research has tended to bring it within the sphere of...

Aggressiveness is a basic element in human psycho- logy: but its origins are now understood and its social reper- ...

Google previewStructural Meaning of Aggressiveness

According to the "structural" hypothesis positive aggressiveness is an expression of the life-tendency towards expansion (" change") operating in ...

Google previewSex, Sin and Science: What Evolution Says about Religion and Desire (2009)

by C. Roland Cook

Since aggressiveness is a major advantage in most forms of animal competition, it follows that animals would be born with an innate capacity for aggression. This applies to females as well as males, although females ...

Google previewCommunication in Nursing (2014)

by Julia Balzer Riley

Participate in exercises to build skills to com- municate with aggressive clients and colleagues Objectives Why Aggressive Behavior Is Problematic for Nurses Aggressiveness refers to rejecting, hostile, abusive, bullying, and manipulative ...

Google previewHypogene Cave Morphologies (2014)

Selected papers and abstracts of the symposium held February 2 through 7, 2014, San Salvador Island, Bahamas by Alexander Klimchouk, Ira Sasowsky, John Mylroie, Scott Engel, Annette Summers Engel

Aggressiveness is an attribute of groundwater that corresponds to a chemical potential for mobilization of a dissolved matter from the rock. It results from disequilibrium in the water-rock system that is created by the groundwater circulation.

Google previewReminders (2011)

by Lars Lindahl

Organismic aggressiveness is a normal and healthy aspect of any organism's beingness. Aggressiveness is in the service of the being whereas hostility is in the service of either the self or the self-image. Hostility attaches itself to whichever ...

Google previewStereotyping Leadership: An Investigation about Leaders’ Perception (2015)

by Elena Tecchiati

Aggressiveness is the clearest difference identified by Maccoby and Jacklin ( 1974). In this study the researchers reviewed the results of several studies in the field of gender differences. They concluded that women and men differ in other 3 ...

Google previewThe Lost Fleet: Dauntless (2006)

by Jack Campbell

Aggressiveness is the primary—” “ Aggressiveness!

Google previewThe Tailor (1912)

Official Organ of the Journeymen Tailors' National Union

Organized collective aggressiveness is the La- bar Organization. And Labor Organization is for the workers, the first step to any improvement of conditions. All questions regarding labor organizations should interest its members. If they are not ...

Google previewWalking Victoriously (2010)

by Dr. Byron C. Hayes

Continual aggressiveness is the walk of warfare in the kingdom walk of God. Remember, our victory rests only in the “it is written”. The Holy Spirit and the whole armour is absolutely essential to victorious spiritual warfare over Satan. Walking ...

Google previewFreud's Memory (2008)

Psychoanalysis, Mourning and the Foreign Body by R. White

And again in the New Introductory Lectures: Restriction of the individual's aggressiveness is the first and perhaps the severest sacrifice of [the individual]. We have learnt the ingenious way in which the taming of this unruly thing ...

Google previewThe U.S. Army Survival Manual (2009)

Department of the Army Field Manual 21-76 by Headquarters - Department of the Army, Department of the Army

But aggressiveness is the exception. (1) Snakes cannot stand weather extremes. In temperate regions they are active day and night during the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Communication Theory (2009)

by Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss

Destructive Aggressive Communication There are two destructive forms of symbolic aggressive communication: hostility and verbal aggressiveness. Hostility is exhibited in interpersonal communication when people use messages to express ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ethology (1989)

by Klaus Immelmann, Colin Beer

AGGRESSIVENESS petitors of different species over possession of or access to a contended resource. As a rule interspecific aggression refers to competitive rather than predator-prey interaction. Intraspecific and interspecific aggression differ ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict (2008)

Some Theoretical Issues Related to Peaceful Societies Some Theoretical Issues Related to Peaceful Societies The Peacefulness–Aggressiveness Continuum The Peacefulness–Aggressiveness Continuum A consideration of peaceful ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2001)

by Edward Boden

Aggressiveness (Aggression) harbouring in its body disease-producing organisms (though it may show no symptoms), there is a far greater concentration of agglutinins than in a normal animal. Minute doses (e.g. dilutions of1 part to 100 or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Venture Management (2012)

by Matthew R. Marvel

The two components of EO that are less commonly seen in research are competitive aggressiveness and autonomy. Competitive aggressiveness refers ...

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The three traits speculators must learn to manage within themselves are confidence, fear, and aggressiveness. (Larry Williams)
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Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1E1S1S1I1V4E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 14-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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