Synonyms of confrontation in English:

confrontation


See definition of confrontation

noun

1‘a peaceful protest turned into a violent confrontation with police’

SYNONYMS

conflict, clash, brush, fight, battle, contest, encounter, head-to-head, face-off, engagement, tangle, skirmish, collision, meeting, duel, incident, high noon

hostilities, fighting, warring

informal set-to, run-in, dust-up, shindig, shindy, showdown

British informal afters

archaic rencounter