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Sentences with the noun Aggression

10 examples:

The boxer needs to check his aggression.

The most visible forms of aggression are often seen between prey and predator.

[The U. S. victory in Gulf war was] a stirring victory for the forces of aggression.
(Dan Quayle)

Saddam is a familiar dictatorial aggressor, with traditional goals for his aggression.
(Brent Scowcroft)

History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
(Ronald Reagan)

History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
(Ronald Reagan in Address to the Nation, )

Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression.
(John Foster Dulles)

The aggression is linked to rising melatonin levels.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The hedge fund, 4.7 percent shareholder in the home builder, tones down its aggression.
(The New York Times - Business, )

But a new study shows that hallucinations and delusions associated with psychiatric disorders seldom foreshadow acts of aggression.
(Science Daily - News, )

Questions

3 examples:

Is aggression natural, or is it learned?

Do you suffer from cute aggression?
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The crisis underlines a key issue facing NATO allies gathering next week for a two-day summit: Will Russian aggression prompt alliance members to pay more for defense?
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Fear causes aggression in dogs.

The boy's aggression is making problems.

People who are prone to aggression can be dangerous.

We have to defend our country from the foreign aggression.

Interspecies aggression is oriented towards goals related to reproduction.

As North Korea displays aggression, South Korea concentrates its forces near the border.

Aggression, the writer's main source of energy.
(Ted Solotaroff)

Aggression unchallenged is aggression unleashed.
(Phaedrus)

Aggression is simply another name for government.
(Benjamin Tucker)

Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.
(James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.)

Aggression only moves in one direction - it creates more aggression.
(Margaret J. Wheatley)

All it takes is a single act of aggression to permanently wound a nation's reputation.
(Ramman Kenoun)

I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.
(Jurgen Klinsmann)

But which is the State's essential function, aggression or defence, few seem to know or care.
(Benjamin Tucker)

We can only win by giving everything and being ready to defeat the adversary with fiery aggression.
(Jurgen Klinsmann)

Sexual aggression has become a common experience in bars.
(Science Daily - News, )

And Rick’s escalating aggression becomes common knowledge.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

This is a veritable mechanics of aggression on the nanoscale.
(Science Daily - News, )

Russia's 'rising aggression' has been listed among the top threats.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Hot weather has long been linked to more aggression in a population.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

This is the first time bacteria have been shown to influence aggression.
(Science Daily - News, )

Part of the appeal: no prerequisite talent and less on-field aggression.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Recurrent aggression occurs in many psychiatric and neurological disorders.
(Nature Protocols, )

This protocol describes how to set up a mouse model of repeated aggression.
(Nature Protocols, )

That's a loss for the game, and for fans, who miss his power and aggression.
(Bill Dwyre in Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

This contributes to increased aggression and violence, researchers revealed.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Aggression has been fueled by fear from whatever abuse was inflicted on puppy.
(USA Today - National, )

Kids deepen aggression playing video games by playing them over and over again.
(UPI - Health News, )

The Minnesota Wild are bracing for more aggression from the Chicago Blackhawks.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

But such claims have often heralded aggression abroad and harsh crackdowns at home.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

They found smacking was associated with 13 of 17 negative outcomes including aggression.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

First of 600 U.S. paratroopers land in Baltics, serve as trip wire to Russian aggression.
(USA Today - World, )

President and King Salman discuss Iran nuclear deal and Iranian aggression in the region.
(USA Today - World, )

Michael Fallon said Vladimir Putin’s aggression could even spark a war with Nato forces.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Abe is on firm ground in bringing to a close ritual apologies for Japan’s WWII aggression.
(Forbes - Business, )

Russian president says it is aid for Assad government's fight against 'terrorist aggression'.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Flames' Burke: 'Unacceptable' for athletes to bring aggression from sports into personal life.
(USA Today - NHL, )

But Federal Court makes no ruling on alleged "bias sarcasm and aggression" towards ATO official.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Serious driver aggression includes: making threats to hurt a fellow driver, passenger or vehicle.
(Science Daily - News, )

The work found that the exaggerated movement of both the upper and lower body indicated aggression.
(Science Daily - News, )

Australia's Ukrainian community is calling for more international action against Russian aggression.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Relational aggression, or 'mean girl' bullying, is a popular subject in news and entertainment media.
(Science Daily - News, )

A combination drug may be a safer way to treat agitation and aggression in people with Alzheimer’s.
(The New York Times - Health, )

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday warned China against aggression in the South China Seas.
(CNBC, )

If we don't tame our aggression and move outward into space, it could spell doom for humankind, he says.
(Tech Times - Science, )

This Toronto band offers jackhammer-level volume and a sloppy kind of aggression on its sophomore album.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

As media coverage has illustrated, relational aggression can lead to tragic and sometimes fatal outcomes.
(Science Daily - News, )

The brand's founder, Kerby Jean-Raymond, will show a video that will focus on race and police aggression.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

Executive functioning abilities can be important for controlling impulsive behaviors, including aggression.
(Science Daily - News, )

The film's central debate circles around what exactly prompted the attack — natural aggression or captivity.
(Betsy Sharkey in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Angry expressions seem to boost the effectiveness of threats without actual aggression, according to research.
(Science Daily - News, )

But that's not to mean there's no link between these games and aggression, says psychology expert Brad Bushman.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

A new small study suggests that showing nature documentaries to inmates may help to ease aggression in prisons.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko advised citizens not to panic in the face of increasing Russian aggression.
(UPI - News, )

More than half of UK state school staff have faced aggression from students in the past year, suggests research.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

The European Commission President said an EU military force would help defend continent from Russian aggression.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Nearly 200 historians have called on the government to address Japan’s history of colonial rule and aggression.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

This choreographer and his troupe displayed a mix of extravagance, skill and aggression in a show at City Center.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Norwich manager Alex Neil was pleased with his side's aggression in Sunday's Premier League -1 draw with Arsenal.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Pedophiles experience a surge of hypersexuality and aggression, which leads them to assault children, experts say.
(Tech Times - Health, )

A club, named the Furiousness Centre, that allows guests to vent their anger and aggression, has opened in Hungary.
(BBC News - World News, )

Clayton Kershaw jabbed his left arm through the air, again and again, his body twisting with challenging aggression.
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says he is surprised by Paris St-Germain's aggression ahead of their Champions League tie.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

NASSER HUSSAIN: Having captained him, I know he can show aggression to his own team and even his captain on occasion.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A new study shows that hunger in the form of low blood sugar leads to greater aggression and anger in married couples.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Vladimir Putin has said Russia is "ready to repel any aggression" after comparing Ukraine's military to the Nazi army.
(The Independent - World News, )

The operations are aimed at opening a new front in the NATO alliance’s efforts to deter Russian military aggression.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Leeds prop Jamie Peacock believes Salford are making a mistake by trying to curb Gareth Hock's aggression on the field.
(BBC Sport, )

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Naim Qassem said his movement in Lebanon is ready to stand up to Israeli aggression.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

James Anderson says he will not curb his aggression as he closes in on Sir Ian Botham's Test wicket record for England.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has called for more aggression from his bowling attack ahead of the second Test in Perth.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The downing of the Malaysian passenger plane is a dire lesson for the world: Vladimir Putin’s aggression can reach us.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

A senior U.S. diplomat, on a visit Thursday to Ukraine, has slammed what she called Russian "aggression" in the country.
(CNN - World News, )

The proposal, which would not involved stationing U.S. troops, was prompted by fears of Russia aggression toward Europe.
(USA Today - World, )

In males, however, this same neuronal cluster has no effect on parental care but rather suppresses inter-male aggression.
(Nature, )

Sibling aggression is not benign for children and adolescents, regardless of how severe or frequent, U.S. researchers say.
(UPI - Health News, )

Russian President Vladimir Putin is leaving President Obama little options in combating Russian aggression in the Ukraine.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Frequent hitting, kicking, and a tendency to bite or push others are examples of physical aggression observed in toddlers.
(Science Daily - News, )

With lyrical aggression and personal modesty, a rapper has become one of the most visible voices in this hip-hop offshoot.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Russia has embarked on a "regrettable pattern" of bullying and aggression around the world.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

US President Barack Obama has declared that one of his top G7 priorities is "standing up to Russian aggression in Ukraine".
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

China's top legislative body designated two new national days aimed at highlighting Japanese aggression during World War II.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Researchers have now developed and tested an intervention that effectively decreases relational aggression among teen girls.
(Science Daily - News, )

The training is part of an agreement Nicholson signed with Ukraine pledging Canadian help in the face of Russian aggression.
(Murray Brewster,John Ward in CBC News - Politics, )

They restored the status quo with a display of controlled aggression that has become their hallmark over the last 18 months.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Ben Stokes has promised to handle Australian aggression in the Ashes by going toe to toe with their most hostile characters.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

"There is an aggression," Susan Sontag wrote in her celebrated essay, On Photography, "implicit in every use of the camera".
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Social animals often develop relationships with other group members to reduce aggression and gain access to scarce resources.
(Science Daily - News, )

Human aggression could bring civilisation and humanity to an end and space travel will give us somewhere else to go, he said.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

England can beat the best in the world with their new-found aggression and adventure, says limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled new sanctions against Russia on Tuesday in response to Russian aggression toward Ukraine.
(UPI - News, )

Brian Burke says players who take aggression from the ice into their personal lives don’t deserve to earn pro-athlete wages.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Bosses urged to boost security at public service shopfronts after nearly 10,000 acts of aggression against staff in 12 months.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Text messaging between adolescents about antisocial topics and behavior does in fact predict more rule breaking and aggression.
(Science Daily - News, )

A new study found birds living near the city exhibit higher levels of territorial aggression than their peers from the country.
(UPI - Science News, )

Europe has been battered by Brexit, terrorist attacks, Russian aggression, the migrant crisis, and uneven economic performance.
(CNN - World News, )

The force would be made up of 4,000 troops who could easily mobilize in Eastern Europe against any potential Russian aggression.
(NBC News, )

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson says Dylan Napa's size and aggression make him a perfect counter to NSW prop David Klemmer.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The UK will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Despite unrelenting violence in a twisted plot that forces female aggression, the superbly crafted 'Raze' treats women as people.
(Inkoo Kang in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

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