Antonyms

1. confrontation

noun. ['ˌkɑːnfrənˈteɪʃən'] a bold challenge.

Antonyms

  • reservation

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Words that Rhyme with Confrontation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word confrontation


1. Noun, singular or mass
How family members approach a confrontation can mean the difference between positive or negative effects on the family unit.

Quotes containing the word confrontation


1. Our records, if you have a dark sense of humor, were funny, but our records weren't about comedy. They were about protests, fantasy, confrontation and all that.
- Ice Cube

2. Over the past few years, the road to confrontation has shown its consequences: loss of innocent lives, destruction and fear. Most costly, however, was the loss of hope. The most precious gift that you can present to your peoples over the coming weeks is renewed hope born out of tangible progress on the ground.
- Abdallah II of Jordan

3. In romance, we feel the need to zoom in and expound on our partner's foibles in intimate detail; in friendship, we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both.
- Mariella Frostrup

2. confrontation

noun. ['ˌkɑːnfrənˈteɪʃən'] the act of hostile groups opposing each other.

Synonyms

  • opposition
  • strikebreaking

Antonyms

  • agonist
  • dissimilitude
  • unlikeness

3. confrontation

noun. ['ˌkɑːnfrənˈteɪʃən'] a hostile disagreement face-to-face.

Synonyms

  • disagreement
  • encounter
  • face-off

Antonyms

  • agree
  • harmony
  • order
  • start

4. confrontation

noun. ['ˌkɑːnfrənˈteɪʃən'] discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions.

Synonyms

  • dissension

Antonyms

  • condition
  • gentlemen's agreement

5. confrontation

noun. ['ˌkɑːnfrənˈteɪʃən'] a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison.

Synonyms

  • comparison

Antonyms

  • finish
  • willingness
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