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Definition(s):

  • (adj) not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness

Usage(s):

  1. With the aid of the famed Moorish Chieftain, Raisuli, with whom Primo is now on excellent terms, a nonaggressive policy toward the Moorish rebels was adopted.
  2. Yet he lacks imagination regarding nonaggressive policies that could help stop wars and decrease international violence.

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  1. "I was always known as a nonaggressive player, maybe too conservative," Geiberger said. "So I said, 'OK, I'll pull out the stops. I'm going to let it go. If I screw up, it's your fault, Stan.' "
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Al Geiberger Source: Indianapolis Star

  2. "If you're going to go out there, you can't play that way," Ware said. "I've never played timid or nonaggressive. If I'm going to be out there, I've got to go 110 percent."
    on Dec 19, 2009 By: DeMarcus Ware Source: ESPN

  3. "I had a lot of fun bantering back and forth with Kennedy," Thomas says, "but for ease and comfort, it would be Gerald Ford. He was a down-home type. I came from the Midwest and he came from the Midwest. He was nonaggressive and kindly."
    on Nov 5, 2009 By: Helen Thomas Source: Houston Chronicle

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