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Synonyms for confrontational
ˌkɒn frənˈteɪ ʃə nl, -frʌn-; ˈkɒn frənˌteɪ tɪv, kənˈfrʌn tə-con·fronta·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confrontationaladjective

    of or relating to confrontation

Editors Contribution

  1. conflictfuladjective

    a conflictful approach will lead to many confrontations

    he's a very confrontational character.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 24, 2022  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "confrontational":

    antagonistic, adversarial, conflictual, conflicting, contentious

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How to use confrontational in a sentence?

  1. Energy Aspects ' Mallinson:

    It’s very confrontational. I don’t think that’s enough to derail (the broader lifting of sanctions), but it is prompting a few more questions about what would the timing of the return of Iranian barrels look like, the statements at the weekend by (Iranian oil officials) that Iran would only increase production at the level of the market can absorb seems to be a shift in rhetoric.

  2. Milan Vaishnav:

    While Delhi is not very significant in electoral terms, a BJP loss there shatters the popular narrative around the BJP’s invincibility, a loss in Delhi certainly signals an end to Modi’s honeymoon. Furthermore, because it is the capital city, an opposition government, especially one led by the confrontational AAP, would be a constant thorn in the Modi government’s side.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    He is reckless, he's ruthless, he has a penchant for escalation, for taking high risks, confrontational in his foreign policy approach and I think increasingly willing to test the limits of what he can get away with the United States.

  4. Mustafa Alani:

    I think we're going to see a more confrontational policy, faster decision-making and more long-term thinking. A leadership that won't hesitate from any confrontation.

  5. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault:

    We don't want the Warsaw summit to be a confrontational summit.


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