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English Dictionary: Aggression by the DICT Development Group
2 results for Aggression
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a disposition to behave aggressively
  2. a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
    Synonym(s): aggression, aggressiveness
  3. violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
    Synonym(s): aggression, hostility
  4. the act of initiating hostilities
  5. deliberately unfriendly behavior
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Aggression \Ag*gres"sion\, n. [L. aggressio, fr. aggredi: cf. F.
      The first attack, or act of hostility; the first act of
      injury, or first act leading to a war or a controversy;
      unprovoked attack; assault; as, a war of aggression.
      [bd]Aggressions of power.[b8] --Hallam
      Syn: Attack; offense; intrusion; provocation.
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