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Synonyms for aggressionəˈgrɛʃ 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, aggression, belligerence

  3. aggression, hostility(noun)

    violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

    Synonyms:
    aggression, 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.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. aggression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    attack, assault, invasion, hostile encroachment


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