from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of confronting; a placing face to face for comparison.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of confronting; the state of being face to face.
  • noun The act of confronting; the state of being face to face.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Confrontation.


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  • But now is self's confrontment with loneliness, with sorrow, with despair.

    A Tar-Heel Baron

  • This sudden confrontment threw me into such confusion that I could not speak.

    The Frozen Pirate

  • I had not thought to find the faculties of Salamon Sweers so quickly benumbed by what was indeed a wild and dangerous confrontment, yet not so formidable and hopeless as to weaken the nerves of a seaman.

    The Honour of the Flag

  • These ladies, who had taken la Pigoreau in their coach to all the hearings, prompted her, in order to procrastinate, to file a fresh petition, in which she demanded the confrontment of all the witnesses to the pregnancy, and the confinement.

    Celebrated Crimes (Complete)

  • August 1658 a decree ordering the confrontment, but on condition that for three days previously la Pigoreau should deliver herself a prisoner in the Conciergerie.

    Celebrated Crimes (Complete)


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