What is facing?

  • (noun): A protective covering that protects the outside of a building.
    Synonyms: cladding
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "facing":

  • (noun): Providing something with a surface of a different material.
    Synonyms: lining
  • (noun): An ornamental coating to a building.
    Synonyms: veneer
  • (noun): The act of confronting bravely.
    Example: "He hated facing the facts"
    Synonyms: face
  • (noun): A lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening.

Famous quotes containing the word facing:

    You know all my life I’ve hated funerals. The fuss and bother never brings anybody back. It just spoils remembering them as they really are. And when I see people actually facing it that way, I have to act like a sap.
    Jules Furthman (1888–1960)

    You can make a sordid thing sound like a brilliant drawing-room comedy. Probably a fear we have of facing up to the real issues. Could you say we were guilty of Noel Cowardice?
    Peter De Vries (b. 1910)

    The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)