aggressiveness

Definitions of aggressiveness
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n a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack

Synonyms:
aggression
Type of:
enmity, hostility, ill will
the feeling of a hostile person

n a natural disposition to be hostile

Synonyms:
belligerence, pugnacity
Types:
bellicoseness, bellicosity
a natural disposition to fight
truculence, truculency
obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness
Type of:
disagreeableness
an ill-tempered and offensive disposition

n the quality of being bold and enterprising

Types:
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competitiveness, fight
an aggressive willingness to compete
combativeness, militance, militancy
a militant aggressiveness
intrusiveness, meddlesomeness, officiousness
aggressiveness as evidenced by intruding; by advancing yourself or your ideas without invitation
boldness, brass, cheek, face, nerve
impudent aggressiveness
scrappiness
the trait of being scrappy and pugnacious
audaciousness, audacity
aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
Type of:
drive
the trait of being highly motivated

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