[ US /əˈsɔɫtɪv/ ]
  1. disposed to attack
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How To Use assaultive In A Sentence

  • Partner abuse has been linked to profound and long-lasting negative emotional and behavioral effects on children who witness assaultive behavior.
  • The patient was described as agitated, confused, physically assaultive, and unresponsive to the psychiatrist’s mental status evaluation. Over the Edge
  • Asked if the guards 'response was excessive, Miller told CNN that Hopfinger was hounding him: [T] he behavior that was demonstrated while I was there was assaultive. Joe Miller speaks on handcuffing incident, work history
  • His films bear a signature stamp of harshness and lyricism, and are curiously assaultive of their audience, inducing powerful dream-like states of joy and then violently undercutting them.
  • An art object that draws the viewer's attention to these realities, and leaves no room for ambiguity in their identification, can be an assaultive and disturbing experience.
  • Establish a system—such as chart tags, log books or verbal census reports—to identify patients and clients with assaultive behavior problems.
  • Man and Chen compared the effectiveness of intramuscular injections of chlorpromazine with IM haloperidol in controlling agitated, assaultive psychotics.
  • (Yes, I know, some types of speech such as assaultive speech or death threats are not considered constitutionally protected. Balkinization
  • He also must obey all laws and court orders over the next 18 months, refrain from engaging in any assaultive, threatening, harassing or stalking behavior and stay away from the server, prosecutors said. NFL's Haynesworth pleads no contest in fondling case
  • The data revealed that there were 8,292 perpetrators who had committed more than 14,120 physical and psychological assaultive acts against mental health professionals.
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