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What is a word to describe actions such as war, anger?

Asked by dopeguru (1738points) 3 days ago

Outside bursts? If someone doesn’t have calmness they may externally show aggression. Whats a short precise way to describe this? I’m looking for a word!

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janbb's avatar

What’s wrong with “aggression” or “aggressiveness”?

dopeguru's avatar

@janbb Does that automatically mean war?

LostInParadise's avatar

wrath, hostility, agitation, annoyance, petulance

janbb's avatar

No, only war means war. I’m not sure I understand your question. There isn’t one word that means both war and anger. Maybe the phrase “acts of aggression “ would cover what you mean as it can be both personal and national.

Patty_Melt's avatar

Overt aggression

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YARNLADY's avatar

fray, skirmish

jca2's avatar

You could say “military aggression” but that doesn’t necessarily mean the same as war.

Morginia's avatar

I doubt war and anger are even closely related. I think if anybody starts a war it has very little to do with an outburst of anger.

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Darkside. Or grief.

kritiper's avatar

War and anger?? REVENGE!

Woodruff's avatar

War is different from anger. Here are some synonyms for..
War: rebellion, hostility, bloodshed, combat, battle
Anger: impatience. resentment, fury, hatred are some words that could be somehow connected or a result of the 2 words..
rage and violence

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