- (of a disease or tumor) spreading rapidly or highly invasive; difficult or impossible to treat successfully.
- pertaining to a risky surgery or treatment, or to a medication that has grave side effects: aggressive chemotherapy.
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Contemporary Examples of aggressiveness
Nothing compares to the lack of transparency, and the aggressiveness of this administration.Was Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Too Right-Wing for CBS?
October 29, 2014
It serves us well in our home city, but perhaps gives us an unwanted air of paranoia and aggressiveness in, say, Hailey, Idaho.The Aurora Shooting Made One Prominent Hollywood Producer Too Scared to Go to The Multiplex
August 26, 2012
And the Gulf is just one front with Iran while on others increasing Iranian aggressiveness worries U.S. military commanders.Shocking Gulf Firefight Caught on Tape
July 5, 2011
Presidents like Teddy Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson wore their aggressiveness as a badge of honor.The Upside of Bullying
February 23, 2010
Historical Examples of aggressiveness
May it teach them some lessons of restraint as well as of aggressiveness!Where Half The World Is Waking Up
These wars in the South were incited by the insolence and aggressiveness of the Americans.
His boldness and aggressiveness were unique in the history of Indian warfare.
Now her stinging tongue was dumb, and there was no aggressiveness in her manner.'Me-Smith'
Madame's husband instantly showed a diminution of aggressiveness.Love at Paddington
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