- 1Tending or likely to commit an assault: they found that assaultive men had abusive parentsMore example sentences
- The data revealed that there were 8,292 perpetrators who had committed more than 14,120 physical and psychological assaultive acts against mental health professionals.
- Many people dismiss abusive behaviours in their homes as normal and do not recognize that assaultive actions are still criminal actions even when they occur in intimate relationships.
- There are certain characteristics of societies which will encourage sexually assaultive behaviour directed against children.
- 1.1Aggressive or forcefully assertive: his loud, assaultive playing style can leave you coweringMore example sentences
- Playing huge stadiums meant performing the assaultive, theatrical music that would fill and rock those stadiums.
- But it feels, somehow, more appealing and less assaultive.
- His films bear a signature stamp of harshness and lyricism, and are curiously assaultive of their audience, inducing powerful dream-like states of joy and then violently undercutting them.
More definitions of assaultiveDefinition of assaultive in:
- The US English dictionary