Example sentences for: aggression

How can you use “aggression” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Contrary to popular belief, the point of studying verbal aggression is not to modify or ameliorate or eliminate it—serious scholars consider it bad form to tamper with the evidence—but to describe and codify it, much as investigators have tried to do with all other available phenomena, whether natural or artificial, whether in pure or physical or social science.

  • Wilco, the No Depression -approved band with the strongest fan base, swings between down-home sentimentality and rock aggression: The lyrics to a new song, "Misunderstood," begin with spare piano accompaniment and local color ("You're back in your old neighborhood/ where the cigarettes taste so good") and end with feedback and tantrums ("I'd like to thank you all for nothing at all!"

  • But even that program is called into question at least in part because some government coercion is justified, such as taxes to secure the creation of infrastructure and the police force to prevent private aggression (while curbing the excesses of rogue officers).

  • It quotes WWF minor domo Vince McMahon as saying viewers will soon see less aggression, less colorful language, and less sexuality.

  • "If President Milosevic continues to choose aggression over peace, NATO's military plans must continue to move forward," Clinton decreed Friday.


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