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Synonyms for controversialˌkɒn trəˈvɜr ʃəl, -si əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. controversial(adj)

    marked by or capable of arousing controversy

    "the issue of the death penalty is highly controversial"; "Rushdie's controversial book"; "a controversial decision on affirmative action"

    unchallenged, stipulatory, unquestioned, uncontroversial, unchallengeable, undisputed, noncontroversial, agreed upon(p)


  1. controversial(adjective)

    noncontroversial, uncontroversial

  2. controversial(adjective)

    Arousing controversy\u2014a debate or discussion of opposing opinions.

    noncontroversial, uncontroversial

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. controversial(a.)

    disputatious, polemical

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