Aggressiveness vs Boldness - What's the difference?

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Aggressiveness is a related term of boldness.

As nouns the difference between aggressiveness and boldness

is that aggressiveness is (uncountable) the state or quality of being aggressive while boldness is the state of being bold; courage.




  • (uncountable) The state or quality of being aggressive.
  • (countable) The result or product of being aggressive.
  • boldness


  • The state of being bold; courage.
  • * Rudyard Kipling, Puck of Pook's Hill
  • Then he warmed to it, and smoothly set out all his shifts, malices, and treacheries, his extreme boldnesses (he was desperate bold); his retreats, shufflings, and counterfeitings (he was also inconceivably a coward)
  • presumptuousness
  • (typography) The relative weight of a font; the thickness of its strokes.
  • Synonyms

    * See also