AGGRESSIVENESS

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "AGGRESSIVENESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aggressiveness/ (accessed July 25, 2017).
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