Definitions

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  • adjective Not aggressive. Peaceable. Not violent

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  • adjective not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness

Etymologies

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un- +‎ aggressive

Examples

  • ▶ An "unaggressive" brown and white dog was reported as missing from Bonner Hall.

    The Guardian

  • The MPs, including the climate sceptic Graham Stringer, were unaggressive and seemed to be going through the motions.

    Hacked climate emails: MPs rake over the coals but find no spark

  • Bora Horza threw his lot in with Idirans, a pious galactic megaforce that chose to oppose Culture's unaggressive expansionism promoted by the promise of leisure and technological advancement.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • Bora Horza threw his lot in with Idirans, a pious galactic megaforce that chose to oppose Culture's unaggressive expansionism promoted by the promise of leisure and technological advancement.

    Genre Classics: Consider Phlebas - Iain M. Banks (Book Review)

  • Dear, lovable Brian, as unaggressive a human as ever existed, had been murdered because of something to do with Sara.

    Scarlet Nights

  • Dear, lovable Brian, as unaggressive a human as ever existed, had been murdered because of something to do with Sara.

    Scarlet Nights

  • I'm more than just a bit uncomfortable with the underlying (and unsupported) assumption found in both of these posts at the Beckner-Posner Blog which discuss the gender gap in education: namely, that girl students are more docile, unaggressive and patient than boy students.

    What Everyone Else Is Saying

  • Dear, lovable Brian, as unaggressive a human as ever existed, had been murdered because of something to do with Sara.

    Scarlet Nights

  • I'm more than just a bit uncomfortable with the underlying (and unsupported) assumption found in both of these posts at the Beckner-Posner Blog which discuss the gender gap in education: namely, that girl students are more docile, unaggressive and patient than boy students.

    March 2008

  • I'm more than just a bit uncomfortable with the underlying (and unsupported) assumption found in both of these posts at the Beckner-Posner Blog which discuss the gender gap in education: namely, that girl students are more docile, unaggressive and patient than boy students.

    round up

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