Origin of aggression
Examples from the Web for aggression
His hands outstretched, shoulders in submission, there was no shouting, no expletives, no aggression at all.
We ought to seek Chinese cooperation in a response to this North Korean act of aggression.
So this is how the world is changing: China is financing Russian aggression.
If this is to be achieved, man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation.Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece|Malcolm Jones|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
KIEV, Ukraine — The symbol of the Ukrainian revolution, the Maidan Square, is seething with bitterness and aggression these days.Kiev Set to Clean the Last “Occupy” Protestors Out of Maidan Square|Anna Nemtsova|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was no longer a war of defense but now a war of aggression and conquest.The Quaker Colonies|Sydney G. Fisher
At the same time it seems to restrain English aggression and decree peace between the races.Irish History and the Irish Question|Goldwin Smith
And we know what are the paths by which Athenian aggression travels, and how insidious is its progress.The History of the Peloponnesian War|Thucydides
There have been no waves of aggression, and intertribal feuds are not very serious affairs.Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
We shall neither act as aggressors nor tolerate acts of aggression.
British Dictionary definitions for aggression
Word Origin for aggression
Word Origin and History for aggression
1610s, "unprovoked attack," from French aggression (16c.), from Latin aggressionem (nominative aggressio) "a going to, an attack," noun of action from past participle stem of aggredi "to approach; attack," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + gradi (past participle gressus) "to step," from gradus "a step" (see grade). Psychological sense of "hostile or destructive behavior" first recorded 1912 in A.A. Brill's translation of Freud.