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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A heated discussion of something about which there is a difference of opinion.

Usage examples (32)
  • No great advance has ever been made in science, politics, or religion, without controversy.
  • My current favorite Palin controversy is whether or not she attended the secessionist Alaska Independence Party's 1994 convention.
  • This "controversy" is being blown out of proportion.
  • I really don't see what the controversy is all about. for more
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