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Synonyms for controversial
ˌkɒn trəˈvɜr ʃəl, -si əlcon·tro·ver·sial

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  1. controversialadjective

    Antonyms:
    noncontroversial, uncontroversial

  2. controversialadjective

    Antonyms:
    noncontroversial, uncontroversial

Princeton's WordNet

  1. controversialadjective

    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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. controversialadjective

    Synonyms:
    disputatious, polemical

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. controversialadjective

    Synonyms:
    disputatious, polemical

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How to use controversial in a sentence?

  1. Bill Browder:

    There is clear evidence since we filed that warrants a proper investigation of Devin Nunes activities, glenn Simpson was working with a foreign principal. ... [ who was ] an agent of the Russian government, Natalia Veselnitskaya. Veselnitskaya, who was at the center of a controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting, was charged in federal court earlier this yearwith obstruction of justice in connection witha civil money laundering and forfeiture case involving a Russian tax refund fraud scheme. Although possible dirt on Hillary Clinton was reportedly floated in advance of the infamous meeting with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort, Veselnitskaya has publicly said Hillary Clinton used the meeting to push for repeal of the anti-corruption law. Natalia Veselnitskaya met with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort at Trump Tower in June 2016. In Jared Kushner lawsuit, Devin Nunes said Fusion GPS -- the firm paid by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee to create the salaciously anti-TrumpSteele dossier -- coordinatedwith another group to file several fraudulent and harassing ethics complaints intended to derail his investigation. Thecomplaintin the Eastern District of Virginia, which namedSimpsonand the nonprofitCampaign for Accountability( CfA), said the.

  2. Costas Panagopoulos:

    To the extent that Giuliani will be involved in the game moving forward, it will be as a commentator or an analyst, in order to do that successfully these days, it helps to be controversial, sometimes inflammatory. I am not surprised that he has become increasingly forceful in his comments in the media. He is convinced that will help him.

  3. Lena Al-Harthi:

    The role of astrocytes in HIV infection has always been controversial.

  4. Ben Cardin:

    It was not controversial that Pakistan needs to modernize its air force and its counter insurgency and counter-terrorism activities, particularly in the mountainous territory of the border with Afghanistan.

  5. Ken Paxton:

    It is not only concerning that Austin ISD students were reportedly being asked to keep sexual materials being discussed confidential; but it is also illegal under Texas State Law. The Texas Legislature has made it very clear that when it comes to sex education, parents—not school districts—are in charge. I will continue to stand up for the children of Texas. The controversial sexual agenda of the radical left does not belong in the classroom and these types of issues should most certainly not be discussed behind the backs of parents.


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