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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This example, along with many other indications, proves yet again that Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf states are affected by Iran's hostile behavior and they have more than enough justifications not to take Zarif's calls for dialogue seriously.
The recent Iranian attacks validate the reliable, credible intelligence we have received on hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups that threaten United States personnel and interests across the region.
He asserted that the Iranian hostilities on maritime navigation affect the world, citing that the attacks on four oil tankers off UAE Fujairah port and two tankers in the Gulf of Oman are sabotage separate acts of which Iran is accused to be involved, calling upon Iran to change its hostile behavior, stop supporting terrorism and return as a normal state.
WASHINGTON, June 17 (KUNA) -- US Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan on Monday authorized sending approximately 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East "for defensive purposes to address air, naval and ground-based threats." In a statement, Shanahan said he made the decision "in response to a request from the US Central Command for additional forces, and with the advice of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and in consultation with the White House." "The recent Iranian attacks validate the reliable, credible intelligence we have received on hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups that threaten United States personnel and interests across the region," he pointed out.
I've come across so many issues on bullying even with my own children and truly, this perceived notion of having power over others through hostile behavior is not only painful but damaging.
Further, on Thursday, Trump wrote a letter to Kim in which he stated that due to North Korea's hostile behavior he may delay or cancel the summit.
Several French officials recently suggested imposing a fine instead of imprisonment; they considered harassment as an abusive and hostile behavior. On January 30, hundreds of thousands of women gathered in Paris and other cities of France to protest against sexual harassment, following the scandal of U.S.
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.
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.
He noted the case of a 72-year-old nursing home resident referred to him for persistently hostile behavior; she "had never really settled in," slept poorly, and constantly complained about the staff, food, and other residents, whom she "smacked on the burn with her cane." She also had complained about the facility to local officials, triggering investigations of minor issues.
Do identify contributing factors Personality characteristics that could lead to hostile behavior include self-centeredness, immaturity resentfulness, or a need for power and control.