Entry from British & World English dictionary
Tending not to attack without provocation; not hostile or violent: this breed of dog is fearless but unaggressive, happy to please but not a pushover the passage attracted favourable comment for its unaggressive tone
More example sentences
- All kinds of things might happen here, I suppose: till the weekend there were the SAS sheep, and even now there is Miss Dog; she is notably unaggressive, but there's a limit to the amount of slime and saliva anyone can stand.
- The representation of Leonello's long skull, resolute but unaggressive chin and flat, perhaps broken, nose is more incisive than in the moulded portrait medallion Pisanello copied from it.
- It wasn't just that she, in a perfectly nice and unaggressive way, didn't seem to get that it might be a problem.
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