Definitions for: Confrontation


[n] a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison
[n] the act of opposing groups confronting each other; "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"
[n] a hostile disagreement face-to-face
[n] discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions
[n] a bold challenge



Webster (1913) Definition: Con`fron*ta"tion, n. [LL. confrontatio.]
Act of confrontating. --H.Swinburne.

Synonyms: encounter, opposition, showdown

See Also: challenge, comparing, comparison, disagreement, discord, dissension, resistance, strikebreaking

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