Definition of aggressive in English:

aggressive

Line breaks: ag¦gres|sive
Pronunciation: /əˈgrɛsɪv
 
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adjective

Derivatives

aggressively

adverb
More example sentences
  • But that once it possessed such a capacity it would use it aggressively is hard to credit.
  • One grimaces fiercely as he aggressively points a gun into the camera lens.
  • Nevertheless, strong profit expectations have convinced Leahy to expand aggressively.

aggressiveness

noun
More example sentences
  • We all know that in some families, aggressiveness is, in effect, encouraged.
  • His aggressiveness and strength have been impressive, and he has shown a nasty disposition.
  • People who don't know him interpret his aggressiveness, boldness in a negative way.

Origin

early 19th century: from Latin aggress- 'attacked' (from the verb aggredi) + -ive; compare with French agressif, -ive.

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