Example sentences for: aggression

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  • They said that if obnoxious behaviors such as aggression and clannishness were innate, that would make them "natural" and hence good; or, even if bad, they would be "in the genes" and hence unchangeable, subverting hopes for social reform.

  • Not all of verbal aggression is concerned with four-letter words; much of it (and many of the four-letter words) involves insults, racist and other prejudicial language, and other parts of the nether reaches of language formerly represented largely by asterisks.

  • Because of its metabolic role, drugs which interfere with MAOA such as clorgyline have been used to treat ADHD [ 64 ] . The most notable of MAOA polymorphism was a nonsense mutation that led to a complete loss of MAOA function in males showing extreme forms of impulsive behavior and aggression [ 65 ] . More recently, the association with aggression was replicated in a study showing that maltreated children with certain alleles of MAOA were more likely to show aggressive behaviors [ 66 ] . MAOA male knockout mice also show high levels of aggression [ 67 ] . Less severe genetic variants are known to exist in MAOA which have been studied as candidates to explain various dimensions of psychiatric illness.

  • There are some ninety occurrences of name-calling, insults, taunts, threats, self-deprecation, harsh commands, scolding, sarcastic remarks, and other verbal aggression in that film.

  • 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!"


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