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 Meanings and Examples of CONFRONTATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  state of being confronted, especially a meeting face to face; clash of opinions and ideas
Classic Sentence: (74 in 5 pages)
1  in them, to render them just by this mysterious confrontation; such is.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
2  The old men and boys of the Home Guard marched by, the graybeards almost too weary to lift their feet, the boys wearing the faces of tired children, confronted too early with adult problems.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  She had intended that the negroes should do the field work, while she and the convalescent girls attended to the house, but here she was confronted with a caste feeling even stronger than her own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  As usual when confronted by Melanie's habit of attributing worthy motives where no worth existed, Scarlett was ashamed and irritated, and suddenly she could not meet either Ashley's or Melanie's eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
5  So engrossed had they been in their gossip that they had not heard her light tread and now, confronted by their hostess, they looked like whispering schoolgirls caught by a teacher.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIX
6  She flung on her dressing-gown to answer the summons, and unlocking her door, confronted the shining vision of Lily Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
7  She had never learned to live with her own thoughts, and to be confronted with them through such hours of lucid misery made the confused wretchedness of her previous vigil seem easily bearable.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
8  The morrow, rising on an apparent continuance of the same conditions, revealed nothing of what had occurred between the confronted pair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
9  In the mysterious nocturnal separation from all outward signs of life, she felt herself more strangely confronted with her fate.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
10  Looking into his eyes, you seemed to see there the yet lingering images of those thousand-fold perils he had calmly confronted through life.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
11  For five, perhaps ten minutes, the two luminaries confronted each other across the level land, resting on opposite edges of the world.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: IV
12  As I confronted her, the changes grew less apparent to me, her identity stronger.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
13  He was no doubt prepared for any emergency, ready for any one of the foregoing attitudes, just as he bent himself easily and naturally to the situation which confronted him.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXIX
14  An hour or two later he entered a room and confronted a big Irishman behind a desk.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 23
15  But here he was confronted with a thing of moment.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
16  The new system was confronted with great difficulties at the start.
17  The candidates confronted each other during a televised debate.
18  The bravado of the young criminal disappeared when he was confronted by the victims of his brutal attack.
19  It doesn't assume that people need necessarily remain passive when confronted by what appears to be the juggernaut of history.
20  At the very least, to be consistent, you should remain mute when confronted with those who do feel they have some grasp on Truth.
21  They are always on the brink of victory and must be confronted with a virile aggression.
22  It looked all brown and black: elf- locks bristled out from beneath a white band which passed under her chin, and came half over her cheeks, or rather jaws: her eye confronted me at once, with a bold and direct gaze.
23  “12 Years a Slave,” a searing period drama that confronted moviegoers anew with the cruelties of American slavery, won best picture at the 86th Academy Awards.
24  Tony Abbott has confronted Russian President Vladimir Putin in Beijing, holding him complicit in the downing of flight MH17 and calling for Russia to apologise and consider restitution.
25  Instead of confronting the enemy directly, Napoleon simply outflanked them.
26  Guy keeps tiptoeing round the problem, instead of confronting it.
27  The next big issue confronting the workers is the question of wages.
28  He is willing to confront problems directly.
29  Counsellors encourage victims of crime to confront their emotions.
30  She didn't want to confront the inescapable fact that she would have to sell the house.