Meaning of confrontation
Pronunciation: (kon"frun-tā'shun, -frun-), [key]
- an act of confronting.
- the state of being confronted.
- a meeting of persons face to face.
- an open conflict of opposing ideas, forces, etc.
- a bringing together of ideas, themes, etc., for comparison.
- a technique used in group therapy, as in encounter groups, in which one is forced to recognize one's shortcomings and their possible consequences.
- confrontation (Thesaurus)