confrontational confrontational  /ˌkɑnf rən ˈteɪ ʃə nəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to confrontation

News

  1. Iran Election 2013: Polls Open In Vote To Choose Ahmadinejad's Successor

    DUBAI, June 14 (Reuters) - Iranians began voting on Friday in a presidential election unlikely to result in seismic shifts in its troubled relations with the West and Gulf Arab neighbours, but which could bring a softening of the confrontational style personified by outgoing president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Iran vote could bring change of style, perhaps not substance

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran votes on Friday in a presidential election unlikely to result in seismic shifts in its troubled relations with the West and Gulf Arab neighbors, but which could bring a softening of the confrontational style personified by outgoing president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. World powers embroiled in talks with Iran over its nuclear program are looking for signs of a recalibration of ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Relentless rock band Swans flies in new music lands

    By Michael Machosky, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “Loudest band on Earth.” “Apocalyptic.” “Confrontational.” “Uncomfortable.” “A test of endurance.” Since 1982, Michael Gira’s band Swans has relentlessly kicked at the boundaries and borders ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

Quotes

  1. "Every day now, it seems that the confrontational rhetoric between the United States and Iran escalates," said Sen. Robert Byrd, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
    on Oct 27, 2007 By: Robert Byrd Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "Suddenly it is put up by Russia in this way, in quite a confrontational way," Blair said.
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: Earthtimes.org

  3. "RMT members have today made quite clear what they think of First Great Western's confrontational style of management," Bob Crow, the RMT general secretary, said.
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Bob Crow Source: Times Online

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