faced with (something)

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faced with (something)

1. Forced to handle, deal with, or confront something. My meditation practice definitely helps me whenever I'm faced with a stressful situation at work. Faced with mounting pressure from activists, the government finally agreed to reverse its controversial policy.
2. Shown direct evidence of something. A man faced with incontrovertible evidence of his wrongdoing will still often try to find ways out of accepting responsibility for it. When I looked through her phone, I was faced with proof that the affair had been going on for months.
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I think people can be quite cruel when faced with something they don't get.
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Kant explained it like this: faced with something that is just too much for us, we are halted in our tracks, unable to imagine or absorb it.
I am fascinated by this experience and decided to ask myself the same question: "why not me?" I wish everyone would ask themselves this question when they are faced with something they find morally wrong and wish to see changed.
This behaviour often occurs in shy and nervous dogs who remain cautious when faced with something fearful.
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Habits of mind are the brainchild of Prof Costa, who believes in the ability of children to act intelligently when faced with something to which they are not normally familiar.
"However, until we are faced with something concrete, then we would have to react to that in any positive way we could.