anti-aggression

adjective an·ti-ag·gres·sion \ ˌan-tē-ə-ˈgre-shən , ˌan-ˌtī- \

Definition of anti-aggression

: used to prevent or limit aggressive behavior
  • anti-aggression therapy

First Known Use of anti-aggression

1852

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anti-aggression

adjective an·ti-ag·gres·sion \ -ə-ˈgresh-ən \
variants: also antiaggression

medical Definition of anti-aggression

: tending to prevent or limit aggressive behavior
  • Prozac, the widely prescribed antidepressant, also has been found to work as an anti-aggression drug, calming irritability and impulsiveness.
  • —Ronald KotulakThe Chicago Tribune15 Dec. 1993

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