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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


Synonymsaggressiveness


Broader (hypernym)enmity, hostility, ill will

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


Synonymshostility


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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