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Synonyms and Antonyms of confrontation

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confrontation

synonym (synonym of confrontation)

  • (noun.communication)
    a hostile disagreement face-to-face (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of hostile groups opposing each other (noun.act)
     

hypernym (confrontation IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a bold challenge (noun.communication)
    a call to engage in a contest or fight (noun.communication)
     
  • a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison (noun.act)
    the act of examining resemblances (noun.act)
     
  • a hostile disagreement face-to-face (noun.communication)
    the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing (noun.communication)
     
  • discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions (noun.communication)
    disagreement among those expected to cooperate (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of hostile groups opposing each other (noun.act)
    group action in opposition to those in power (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF confrontation relation)

  • (noun.act)
    confrontational activities intended to break up a strike by workers (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from confrontation)

  • a bold challenge (noun.communication)
    of or relating to confrontation (adj.pert)
     
  • a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison (noun.act)
    present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize (verb.communication)
     
  • a hostile disagreement face-to-face (noun.communication)
    of or relating to confrontation (adj.pert)
     
  • the act of hostile groups opposing each other (noun.act)
    oppose, as in hostility or a competition (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    fight against or resist strongly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be face to face with (verb.stative)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation encounter face-off showdown opposition comparing comparison resistance disagreement discord dissension strikebreaking confront face defend fight confrontational

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