verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- aggressive infantile fibromatosis,
- aggressive mimicry,
Origin of aggress
Examples from the Web for aggress
They experience boredom, sickness, early deaths and they aggress, attacking and even killing human beings.‘Blackfish’ Director: Killer Whales Don’t Belong in Captivity|Gabriela Cowperthwaite|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If the body do not aggress, the spirit will not seek revenge.
Word Origin for aggress
"attack," 1714, back-formation from aggression, but used earlier with a sense of "approach" (1570s) and in this sense from French aggresser, from Late Latin aggressare, frequentative of Latin aggredi "to approach, attack." Related: Aggressed; aggressing.