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Synonyms for aggression
əˈgrɛʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aggression(noun)

    a disposition to behave aggressively

    Synonyms:
    hostility, aggressiveness

  2. aggression, aggressiveness(noun)

    a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack

    Synonyms:
    hostility, pugnacity, aggressiveness, belligerence

  3. aggression, hostility(noun)

    violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

    Synonyms:
    hostility, enmity, ill will, aggressiveness, antagonism

  4. aggression(noun)

    the act of initiating hostilities

    Synonyms:
    hostility, aggressiveness

  5. aggression(noun)

    deliberately unfriendly behavior

    Synonyms:
    hostility, aggressiveness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. aggression(n)

    An attack may be by word; an aggression is always by deed. An assault may be upon the person, an aggression is upon rights, possessions, etc. An invasion of a nation's territories is an act of aggression; an intrusion upon a neighboring estate is a trespass. Onslaught signifies intensely violent assault, as by an army or a desperado, tho it is sometimes used of violent speech.

    Synonyms:
    assault, attack, attack, encroachment, incursion, infringement, intrusion, invasion, onset, onslaught, trespass

    Antonyms:
    defense, repulsion, resistance, retreat, submission, surrender

    Preposition:
    The enemy made an attack upon (or on) our works.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. aggression

    Synonyms:
    invasion, attack, offence, onslaught, encroachment, assault, provocation, incursion

    Antonyms:
    resistance, retaliation, repulsion, withdrawal, retreat, evacuation, accession, acceptance, qualification

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. aggression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    attack, assault, invasion, hostile encroachment

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How to use aggression in a sentence?

  1. John McCain:

    There is no weapon in our arsenal that offers more effective close-air support to American ground troops serving in harm's way than the A-10 aircraft, i look forward to seeing our A-10 pilots continue to make important advances in the fight against ISIL in the Middle East, boosting NATO's efforts to deter Russian aggression in Eastern Europe, and supporting vital missions for U.S. national security wherever they are needed.

  2. Petr Pavel:

    Deployment of substantial military force is not being considered, it is not the aim of NATO to create a military barrier against broad-scale Russian aggression, because such aggression is not on the agenda and no intelligence assessment suggests such a thing.

  3. Cory Gardner:

    President (Trump) needs to make it clear that the continued aggression by Russia around the globe ... is unacceptable, and that they will be held accountable.

  4. Serhiy Melnychuk:

    The (Maidan) revolution was interrupted by the aggression (in the east) and the patriots left Maidan and went to the east to protect Ukraine, only 10 percent of people in positions of power are new; the rest are all the same, pursuing the same schemes they always did.

  5. James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.:

    Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.

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