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confrontationist

[ kon-fruhn-tey-shuh-nist, -fruhn- ]
/ ˌkɒn frənˈteɪ ʃə nɪst, -frʌn- /
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noun
a person who confronts opposition, especially aggressively.
adjective
characteristic of confrontation or confrontationists: confrontationist language.
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Origin of confrontationist

First recorded in 1965–70; confrontation + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM confrontationist

con·fron·ta·tion·ism, noun
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