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Definition of Controversy

Controversy

  1. Contention; dispute; debate; discussion; agitation of contrary opinions.
  2. Quarrel; strife; cause of variance; difference.
  3. A suit in law or equity; a question of right.

Controversy Quotations

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

But we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy.
Nancy Pelosi

In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
Buddha

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.
Chauncey Depew

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

controversy in Dutch is pennestrijd, controverse, polemiek
controversy in German is Kontroverse
controversy in Swedish is tvist, strid

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