Synonyms of confrontation


1. confrontation, challenge

usage: a bold challenge

2. confrontation, discord, dissension

usage: discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions

3. confrontation, encounter, showdown, face-off, disagreement

usage: a hostile disagreement face-to-face

4. confrontation, opposition, resistance

usage: the act of hostile groups opposing each other; "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"

5. confrontation, comparison, comparing

usage: a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison

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