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confrontationist

[kon-fruh n-tey-shuh-nist, -fruhn-] /ˌkɒn frənˈteɪ ʃə nɪst, -frʌn-/
noun
1.
a person who confronts opposition, especially aggressively.
adjective
2.
characteristic of confrontation or confrontationists:
confrontationist language.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; confrontation + -ist
Related forms
confrontationism, noun
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  • The more it is prepared to accept this, the less confrontationist it will be towards the world.

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