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Aggressive - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Aggressive' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Aggressive [ a.]
- Tending or disposed to aggress; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking; as, an aggressive policy, war, person, nation.

Meaning of 'Aggressive' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . aggressive [ a]
Meaning (1):
- having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
Example in sentence:
  • aggressive drivers;
  • an aggressive basketball player;
  • an aggressive businessman;
  • he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions
2 . aggressive [ s]
Meaning (2):
- characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
Example in sentence:
  • a belligerent tone;
  • aggressive acts against another country
Meaning (3):
- tending to spread quickly
Example in sentence:
  • an aggressive tumor