What is AGGRESSIVENESS?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

the propensity toward assertiveness, cultural control, intimidating actions, and violence. It might trigger a temporary alteration in one's actions or personality traits

AGGRESSIVENESS: "Matthew had always exhibited aggressiveness toward others, but only recently had his brother Andrew developed the characteristic, causing his parents to wonder what might be going on internally with Andrew."

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