having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
"an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"
aggressive, fast-growing(a), strong-growing(adj)
tending to spread quickly
"an aggressive tumor"
characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
"aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone"
Tending or disposed to aggress; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking.
an aggressive policy, war, person, nation
Origin: From . Compare with French agressif.
tending or disposed to aggress; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking; as, an aggressive policy, war, person, nation
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'aggressive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4757
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'aggressive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3732
Rank popularity for the word 'aggressive' in Adjectives Frequency: #621
The numerical value of aggressive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of aggressive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The aggressive spirit, the offensive, is the chief thing everywhere in war, and the air is no exception.
We were aggressive, because we knew this was a problem and we wanted to have a solution sooner rather than later, we knew we had to be aggressive and push forward.
This as a whole is the most important message in a situation where our eastern neighbor is still aggressive and is carrying out different unnecessarily aggressive and provocative activities.
This is an aggressive charge,” Kendall Coffey said. “And there are times when an aggressive charge gives more incentive for the defendant to seek a plea. The vast majority of cases don’t go to trial and end in a plea.”
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Translations for aggressive
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- عدواني, العدوانيArabic
- нападателен, агресивенBulgarian
- agressiuCatalan, Valencian
- útočný, agresivníCzech
- aggressiv, angriffslustigGerman
- aggressiivinen, hyökkääväFinnish
- ionnsaigheachScottish Gaelic
- 侵略的, 攻撃的, 積極的, 積極的なJapanese
- 호전, 好戰, 적극적인Korean
- aggressiv, aggressivaMaltese
- воинственный, агрессивныйRussian
- насилан, nasrtljiv, насртљив, agresivan, nasilan, агресиванSerbo-Croatian
- xâm lượcVietnamese
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