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English noun: aggression

1. aggression (attribute) a disposition to behave aggressively

Broader (hypernym)unfriendliness

2. aggression (feeling) a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack


Broader (hypernym)enmity, hostility, ill will

3. aggression (act) violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked


Broader (hypernym)action

Narrower (hyponym)force, meat grinder, pillage, pillaging, plundering, violence

4. aggression (act) the act of initiating hostilities

Broader (hypernym)armed combat, combat

Part meronymwar, warfare

5. aggression (act) deliberately unfriendly behavior

Broader (hypernym)behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings

Narrower (hyponym)aggravation, bitchery, bullying, hell raising, intimidation, irritation, provocation, raising hell, self-assertion

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