[kon-fruh n-tey-shuh-nl, -fruhn-] /ˌkɒn frənˈteɪ ʃə nl, -frʌn-/
tending toward or ready for :
They came to the meeting with a confrontational attitude.
1969, from confrontation + -al (1).
[kuh n-fyoo-shuh-niz-uh m] /kənˈfyu ʃəˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. the system of ethics, education, and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples, stressing love for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony in thought and conduct. /kənˈfjuːʃəˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. the ethical system of Confucius, emphasizing moral order, the humanity and virtue of China’s ancient rulers, […]
[kuh n-fyoo-shuh s] /kənˈfyu ʃəs/ noun 1. (K’ung Ch’iu) 551? b.c.–478? b.c, Chinese philosopher and teacher. /kənˈfjuːʃəs/ noun 1. Chinese name Kong Zi or K’ung Fu-tse. 551–479 bc, Chinese philosopher and teacher of ethics (see Confucianism). His doctrines were compiled after his death under the title The Analects of Confucius 1837, Latinization of Chinese K’ung […]
[kon fwaw-koh, foo-aw-, kohn; Italian kawn foo-aw-kaw] /kɒn ˈfwɔ koʊ, fuˈɔ-, koʊn; Italian kɔn fuˈɔ kɔ/ adverb 1. with great vigor and speed (used as a musical direction). /kɒn fuːˈəʊkəʊ/ adjective, adverb 1. (music) (to be performed) in a fiery manner
[kuh n-fyooz] /kənˈfyuz/ verb (used with object), confused, confusing. 1. to perplex or bewilder: The flood of questions confused me. 2. to make unclear or indistinct: The rumors and angry charges tended to confuse the issue. 3. to fail to distinguish between; associate by mistake; confound: to confuse dates; He always confuses the twins. 4. […]