FIGHTING By N., Sam M.S. - 17 a term that is used to describe the direct physical aggression that occurs between 2 individuals. In animals it occurs when threat signals are not enough deterrent. FIGHTING: "The male lions were fighting for supremacy." Related Psychology Terms DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) HOMOSEXUALITY (Male) ANIMAL AGGRESSION ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Dissociative Identity Disorder HOMOSEXUALITY (ETIOLOGY AND THERAPY) HOMOSEXUALITY (Female) ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FIGHTING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fighting/ (accessed October 5, 2022).