anti-aggression

adjective
an·​ti-ag·​gres·​sion | \ ˌan-tē-ə-ˈgre-shən How to pronounce anti-aggression (audio) , ˌan-ˌtī- \

Definition of anti-aggression

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

First Known Use of anti-aggression

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-aggression.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-aggression. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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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 Kotulak, The Chicago Tribune, 15 Dec. 1993

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