hostile behavior

hostile behavior

varying degrees of antagonistic behavior manifesting ill will or malice for the purpose of negating or destroying some aspects of another who is suspected of being, or is represented as, an enemy.

hos·tile be·hav·ior

(hostil bĕ-hāvyŏr)
Varying degrees of antagonistic action with malice to negate or destroy some aspects of another.
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Several French officials recently suggested imposing a fine instead of imprisonment; they considered harassment as an abusive and hostile behavior.
The ministry affirmed that this rejected hostile behavior by Qatar against civil aircrafts, which has become frequent recently, jeopardizes the safety of civil aviation and poses a threat to the lives of civilians.
This legislation passed the Senate with an overwhelming bipartisan majority of 98 to 2, And ultimately, it served as the base text of the Countering Americas Adversaries through Sanctions Act, which addressed a wide range of hostile behavior from not just from Iran but Russia and North Korea as well.
The hostile behavior sum score was computed by summation of the following metrics: being embarrassed in front of others, rolled eyes at you, used inappropriate tone, raised their voice, told you that you were incompetent, and refused to help you.
This reflects a direct relation between exposure to violent media, hostile behavior and beliefs and angry feelings.
It is time for all nations to work together to isolate the Kim regime until it ceases its hostile behavior.
Trump said it was time for North Korea to realize that denuclearization was the only acceptable future for the Korean Peninsula, urging the international community to isolate the regime of Kim Jong-un "to end its hostile behavior.
In April 2017, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took Saudi Arabia responsible for the darkened relations between the two countries, saying that the root cause of Riyadh's hostile behavior should be found in its failures in Syria and Yemen.
Macedonia does not have hostile behavior against Serbia nor is engaged in any kind of offensive activity against the friendly Serbian nation.
Further to the statement of severing diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar and the measures taken as a result of its continued hostile behavior against the Kingdom of Bahrain, a Royal Order was issued to take into account the humanitarian situations of the Bahraini-Qatari families in appreciation of the brotherly Qatari people who represent a natural extension of their brothers in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Do identify contributing factors Personality characteristics that could lead to hostile behavior include self-centeredness, immaturity resentfulness, or a need for power and control.
Included in the many actions that can be taken to stop, perhaps even eliminate the above described behaviors are the following: becoming aware of the problem; zero tolerance for incivility, disruptive behavior, hostile behavior, violence in the workplace or bullying; adapting professional behavior standards that are uniformly enforced; recognizing excellent work; empowering bystanders to speak up and be heard; and teaching all to address behaviors as they occur.