[kon-fruh n-tey-shuh-nl, -fruhn-]
- tending toward or ready for confrontation: They came to the meeting with a confrontational attitude.
Also con·fron·ta·tive [kon-fruh n-tey-tiv, kuh n-fruhn-tuh-] /ˈkɒn frənˌteɪ tɪv, kənˈfrʌn tə-/.
Origin of confrontational
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Examples from the Web for non-confrontational
At two and a half hours, Beautiful sails by quickly—one non-confrontational, unabashedly pop, drop of ear candy follows another.‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ Review: A Few Discordant Notes, But Damn Great Songs
January 13, 2014
The other questions, however, fit the non-confrontational mood of the evening.Mr. Lieberman Goes To Washington
December 3, 2012
The PLO, if it must go ahead with an initiative at the U.N. in the coming days, should make it as non-confrontational as possible.
The PLO must work hard to make its U.N. initiative as non-confrontational as possible.
The former Utah governor looked mild and non-confrontational at the Orlando debate—but a poll shows him gaining ground.Signs of Life for Huntsman?
September 23, 2011
Word Origin and History for non-confrontational
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