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Definition of Controversial

Controversial

  1. Relating to, or consisting of, controversy; disputatious; polemical; as, controversial divinity.

Controversial Quotations

I'll never tell a lie. I'll never make a misleading statement. I'll never betray the confidence that any of you had in me. And I'll never avoid a controversial issue.
Jimmy Carter

Global warming is controversial, of course, but the controversy is mainly over whether human activity is driving it.
Michio Kaku

A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system.
Jane Smiley

I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.
Nora Ephron

You can't have a university without having free speech, even though at times it makes us terribly uncomfortable. If students are not going to hear controversial ideas on college campuses, they're not going to hear them in America. I believe it's part of their education.
Donna Shalala
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Controversial Translations

controversial in German is strittig, umstritten
controversial in Swedish is omtvistad

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