Overaggressive



[uh-gres-iv] /əˈgrɛs ɪv/

adjective
1.
characterized by or tending toward unprovoked offensives, attacks, invasions, or the like; militantly forward or menacing:
aggressive acts against a neighboring country.
2.
making an all-out effort to win or succeed; competitive:
an aggressive basketball player.
3.
vigorously energetic, especially in the use of initiative and forcefulness:
an aggressive salesperson.
4.
boldly assertive and forward; pushy:
an aggressive driver.
5.
emphasizing maximum growth and capital gains over quality, security, and income:
an aggressive mutual fund.
6.
Medicine/Medical.

/ˌəʊvərəˈɡrɛsɪv/
adjective
1.
excessively quarrelsome or belligerent
/əˈɡrɛsɪv/
adjective
1.
quarrelsome or belligerent: an aggressive remark
2.
assertive; vigorous: an aggressive business executive
adj.

1791, from Latin aggress-, past participle stem of aggredi (see aggression) + -ive. In psychological use from 1913, first in translations of Freud. Related: Aggressively; aggressiveness.

aggressive ag·gres·sive (ə-grěs’ĭv)
adj.

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