unaggressive

adjective
un·​ag·​gres·​sive | \ ˌən-ə-ˈgre-siv How to pronounce unaggressive (audio) \

Definition of unaggressive

: not aggressive : not given to fighting or assertiveness a peaceful and unaggressive species

Other Words from unaggressive

unaggressively adverb
unaggressiveness noun

Examples of unaggressive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The map displays 28 reported sightings over the past 30 days, and all displayed unaggressive behavior. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, 1 Oct. 2021 The movie also maps Harding’s longtime struggle to belong in the skating world as a blue-collar athlete while also refusing to conform to the dainty, unaggressive ideology judges preferred. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 24 Oct. 2017 The commercial value of their horns, combined with their relatively unaggressive nature, has left them susceptible to poaching. Sarah Gibbens, National Geographic, 1 Mar. 2017 Fruit forward and silky, with unaggressive tannins. Connie Ogle, miamiherald, 24 Aug. 2017 Typically unaggressive rider Julien Leparoux must ride Classic Empire aggressively. Dick Jerardi, Philly.com, 18 May 2017 The commercial value of their horns, combined with their relatively unaggressive nature, has left them susceptible to poaching. Sarah Gibbens, National Geographic, 1 Mar. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of unaggressive

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unaggressive was in 1862

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“Unaggressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaggressive. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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