(n.) The first attack, or act of hostility; the first act of injury, or first act leading to a war or a controversy; unprovoked attack; assault; as, a war of aggression. "Aggressions of power."
(1) Open field behaviors and isolation-induced aggression were reduced by anxiolytics, at doses which may be within the sedative-hypnotic range.
(2) Although lorazepam and haloperidol produced an equivalent mean decrease in aggression, significantly more subjects who received lorazepam had a greater decrease in aggression ratings than haloperidol recipients; this effect was independent of sedation.
(3) Family therapists have attempted to convert the acting-out behavioral disorders into an effective state, i.e., make the family aware of their feelings of deprivation by focusing on the aggressive component.
(4) Recognition of the distinctive morphology of MH and the performance of ancillary studies on cytologic preparations should facilitate the rapid diagnosis and early treatment of this aggressive disease.
(5) Ovarian clear cell adenocarcinoma has distinctly different clinical behavior compared to serous carcinoma and should be regarded as an aggressive epithelial histologic type.
(6) Carcinomas exhibiting atypical behavior are characteristically undifferentiated and aggressive.
(7) In Study 4, attributional biases and deficits were found to be positively correlated with the rate of reactive aggression (but not proactive aggression) displayed in free play with peers (N = 127).
(8) This excess in diagnosis comprises, in particular, the ductal type, primarily its most aggressive forms.
(9) This documents the inhibitory role which lithium can play in several examples of animal aggressive behavior including pain-elicited aggression, mouse killing in rats, isolation-induced aggression in mice, p-chlorophenylalanine-induced aggression in rats, and hypothalamically induced aggression in cats.
(10) In the total sample, PEI factors and negative nominations were more stable than positive nominations, and PEI Aggression and Withdrawal scores were more stable than negative nominations.
(11) However, the typically deep invasion of the former tumors and their histologic features indicate that they are highly aggressive neoplasms.
(12) In Japan, particularly, there is a feeling that they were built less out of need than as another outlet for the aggressively proactive concrete industry.
(13) This experience, comparable to that reported by others, suggests that aggressive treatment in the terminal phase of CML is justified only as part of a prospective and well-controlled study.
(14) Three experiments in person perception were conducted to investigate the conditions under which naive observers label an actor as aggressive and to ascertain how this label affects the reactions of the observers to the actor.
(15) These changes in the isozyme pattern of PK in aggressive fibromatosis may act as another argument to place them in the category of malignant fibroblastic tumors.
(16) Response to a single, 5-mg dose of methylphenidate was compared in aggressive and nonaggressive attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) children using objective measures of inattention, impulsivity, and activity level.
(17) Factors contributing to a more aggressive form of carcinoma are unclear and require further study.
(18) Age at diagnosis (greater than or equal to 60 years vs less than or equal to 60 years), total number of involved sites, tumor bulk (mass size greater than or equal to 10 cm vs less than 10 cm), serum LDH (greater than or equal to 500 Units) and prompt achievement of complete remission following intensive combination regimens appear to be the most important variables predicting for cure in aggressive lymphomas.
(19) By and large, male and female rats react similarly to treatment with serotonergic drugs stressing the consistent role of 5-HT in different forms of aggression.
(20) These findings suggest that community differences in levels of violence are perpetuated as Zapotec children learn community-appropriate patterns for expressing aggression and continue to express these patterns as adults.
(v. i.) To strive or contend for victory, with armies or in single combat; to attempt to defeat, subdue, or destroy an enemy, either by blows or weapons; to contend in arms; -- followed by with or against.
(v. i.) To act in opposition to anything; to struggle against; to contend; to strive; to make resistance.
(v. t.) To carry on, or wage, as a conflict, or battle; to win or gain by struggle, as one's way; to sustain by fighting, as a cause.
(v. t.) To contend with in battle; to war against; as, they fought the enemy in two pitched battles; the sloop fought the frigate for three hours.
(v. t.) To cause to fight; to manage or maneuver in a fight; as, to fight cocks; to fight one's ship.
(v. i.) A battle; an engagement; a contest in arms; a combat; a violent conflict or struggle for victory, between individuals or between armies, ships, or navies, etc.
(v. i.) A struggle or contest of any kind.
(v. i.) Strength or disposition for fighting; pugnacity; as, he has a great deal of fight in him.
(v. i.) A screen for the combatants in ships.
(1) beta-Endorphin blocked the development of fighting responses when a low footshock intensity was used, but facilitated it when a high shock intensity was delivered.
(2) A 45-year-old mother of four, named as Hediye Sen, was killed during clashes in Cizre, while a 70-year-old died of a heart attack during fighting in Silopi, according to hospital sources.
(3) At the ceremony, the Taliban welcomed dialogue with Washington but said their fighters would not stop fighting.
(4) A dozen peers hold ministerial positions and Westminster officials are expecting them to keep the paperwork to run the country flowing and the ministerial seats warm while their elected colleagues fight for votes.
(5) I hope they fight for the money to make their jobs worth doing, because it's only with the money (a drop in the ocean though it may be) that they'll be able to do anything.
(6) They argue that the US, the world's largest producer of greenhouse gases per capita (China recently surpassed us in sheer volume), needs to lead the fight to limit carbon emissions, rather continuing to block global treaties as it has done in the past.
(7) If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them.
(8) How big tobacco lost its final fight for hearts, lungs and minds Read more Shares in Imperial closed down 1% and British American Tobacco lost 0.75%, both underperforming the FTSE100’s 0.3% decline.
(9) But still we have to fight for health benefits, we have to jump through loops … Why doesn’t the NFL offer free healthcare for life, especially for those suffering from brain injury?” The commissioner, however, was quick to remind Davis that benefits are agreed as part of the collective bargaining process held between the league and the players’ union, and said that they had been extended during the most recent round of negotiations.
(10) Unlike most birds of prey, which are territorial and fight each other over nesting and hunting grounds, the hen harrier nests close to other harriers.
(11) Like many families, we’ve had to move to escape the fighting.
(12) Critics of wind power peddle the same old myths about investment in new energy sources adding to families' fuel bills , preferring to pick a fight with people concerned about the environment, than stand up to vested interests in the energy industry, for the hard-pressed families and pensioners being ripped off by the energy giants.
(13) When the election comes, we won’t be campaigning for a coalition... ...we will be fighting heart and soul for a majority Conservative Government – because that is what our country needs.
(14) We have much more fighting to do!” Now Cherwell is preparing to publish letters or articles from other students who have been inspired to open up about their own ordeals.
(15) We need to put our heads together, and get our act together to fight corruption.
(16) It’s useless if we try and fight with them through force, so we try and fight with them through humour.” “There is a saying that laughing is the best form of medicine.
(17) He was fighting to breathe.” The decision on her father’s case came just 10 days after a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, found there was not enough evidence to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager called Michael Brown.
(18) That’s why I thought: ‘I hope Tyson wins – even if he never gives me a shot.’ As long as the heavyweight titles are out of Germany we could have some interesting fights.
(19) Everyone expressed commitment to fight climate change.
(20) His greatest legacy, besides his three children, is the joy and happiness he offered to others, particularly to those fighting personal battles.