Definition of conflictual in English:

conflictual

adjective

  • See conflict

    • ‘Through intense and often conflictual negotiations among neighbourhood representatives, these delegates list priorities for each type of capital expenditure such as basic sanitation, street paving and parks.’
    • ‘If doctors assume the role of social worker, politician or even policeman, their relations with patients are likely to become more authoritarian and conflictual.’
    • ‘But in my book, sexuality is conflictual, it isn't pleasurable.’
    • ‘What I am saying is that the inherent conflictual nature of life may sometimes push people into asserting their identities.’
    • ‘The two unions also have had a troubled - sometimes cooperative, sometimes conflictual - relationship in several other states on organizing both home childcare and healthcare workers.’

Pronunciation

conflictual

/kənˈflikCHo͞oəl/