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confrontationist

[ kon-fruh n-tey-shuh-nist, -fruhn- ]
/ ˌkɒn frənˈteɪ ʃə nɪst, -frʌn- /

noun

a person who confronts opposition, especially aggressively.

adjective

characteristic of confrontation or confrontationists: confrontationist language.

Nearby words

confraternity, confrere, confront, confrontation, confrontational, confrontationist, confrontative, confrère, confucian, confucianism, confucius

Origin of confrontationist

First recorded in 1965–70; confrontation + -ist
Related formscon·fron·ta·tion·ism, noun
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