ag·gres·sive /əˈgrɛsɪv/ 形容詞
1. Tending or disposed to aggress; having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of one's own ends at the expense of others or mindless of others' needs or desires; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking; as, an aggressive policy, war, person, nation; an aggressive businessman; an aggressive basketball player; he was aggressive and imperious in his convictions; aggressive drivers. Opposite of unaggressive.
No aggressive movement was made. --Macaulay.
-- Ag*gres*sive*ly, adv. -- Ag*gres*sive*ness, n.
adj 1: 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"
2: marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative; "an
aggressive young exective"; "a pushful insurance agent";
"a pushing youth intent on getting on in the world" [syn:
enterprising, pushful, pushing, pushy]
3: tending to spread quickly; "an aggressive tumor" [syn: fast-growing(a)]
4: characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight;
"aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent
tone" [syn: belligerent]