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confrontational

[kon-fruh n-tey-shuh-nl, -fruhn-] /ˌkɒn frənˈteɪ ʃə nl, -frʌn-/
adjective
1.
tending toward or ready for confrontation:
They came to the meeting with a confrontational attitude.
Also, confrontative
[kon-fruh n-tey-tiv, kuh n-fruhn-tuh-] /ˈkɒn frənˌteɪ tɪv, kənˈfrʌn tə-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
Related forms
nonconfrontational, adjective
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  • Aggro aggressive or confrontational behaviour, extreme irritation or exasperation.
Word Origin and History for confrontational
adj.

1969, from confrontation + -al (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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