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- n. The state or quality of being aggressive.
- n. The result or product of being aggressive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being aggressive; the disposition to encroach upon or attack others.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being bold and enterprising
- n. a natural disposition to be hostile
- n. a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
I'm going to ask you that same question, because I think there are those who would argue that a certain aggressiveness is - a swagger, if you want to call it that - is part the personality that's required to do that job.
The interesting aspect about GM Don Maloney's aggressiveness is that technically, the Coyotes are still owned by the NHL until the sale of the team is finalized.
Power hungry and aggressiveness is not tacitful and demeans one character.
Gasol showed more aggressiveness from the start on offense, pushing the ball to the basket against rookie Andreas Glyniadakis, at one point beating him off the dribble from the foul line for a dunk.
He's smart enough to give the ball up and hit the open teammates when they're there, but his aggressiveness is important for us.
"His aggressiveness is very important for us," Scott says.
"His aggressiveness is very important for us," Nets coach Byron Scott says.
His explanation of his draft-day aggressiveness is rooted in a sports precept that is even older than the Stanley Cup.
Our aggressiveness is getting better but we need more time to practice.
Partly because the genesis of aggressiveness is more complex than that of inhibition or boldness, Jerome Kagan is uncomfortable with the notion that there is an aggressive temperament per se.
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