Antonyms of adj aggressive

3 senses of aggressive

Sense 1
aggressive (vs. unaggressive) -- (having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers")

unaggressive (vs. aggressive), nonaggressive -- (not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness)
        => low-pressure -- (not forceful; "a low-pressure salesman"; "a low-pressure campaign")

Sense 2
aggressive, fast-growing (prenominal), strong-growing -- (tending to spread quickly; "an aggressive tumor")

INDIRECT (VIA invasive) -> confined -- (not invading healthy tissue)

Sense 3
aggressive, belligerent -- (characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight; "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone")

INDIRECT (VIA hostile) -> amicable -- (characterized by friendship and good will)

Similarity of adj aggressive

3 senses of aggressive

Sense 1
aggressive (vs. unaggressive) -- (having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers")
       => battleful, bellicose, combative -- (having or showing a ready disposition to fight; "bellicose young officers"; "a combative impulse"; "a contentious nature")
       => competitive, militant -- (showing a fighting disposition; "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy")
       => hard-hitting, high-pressure -- (aggressively and persistently persuasive; "a hard-hitting advertising campaign"; "a high-pressure salesman")
       => hostile -- (unsolicited and resisted by the management of the target company ( used of attempts to buy or take control of a business); "hostile takeover"; "hostile tender offer"; "hostile bid")
       => in-your-face -- (blatantly aggressive; "on-line hard-boiled in-your-face pornography")
       => obstreperous -- (boisterously and noisily aggressive; "kept up an obstreperous clamor")
       => predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturous -- (living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal")
       => pugnacious, rough -- (ready and able to resort to force or violence; "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville; "they were rough and determined fighting men")
       => scrappy -- (full of fighting spirit; "a scrappy admiral")
       => truculent -- (defiantly aggressive; "a truculent speech against the new government")
          Also See-> assertive#1, self-asserting#1, self-assertive#1; hostile#1; offensive#2

Sense 2
aggressive, fast-growing (prenominal), strong-growing -- (tending to spread quickly; "an aggressive tumor")
       => invasive (vs. confined) -- (marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue; "invasive cancer cells")

Sense 3
aggressive, belligerent -- (characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight; "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone")
       => hostile (vs. amicable) -- (characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions")

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