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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Debatable; not universally believed.

Usage examples (31)
  • The mayor's new ideas were very controversial.
  • The issue of the death penalty is highly controversial
  • The first of these are what we call controversial activities.
  • Whenever a news story makes mention of The Huffington Post's bloggers, the word "controversial" is often attached. for more
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