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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.

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

I'm not an activist; I don't look for controversy. I'm not a political person, but I'm a person with compassion. I care passionately about equal rights. I care about human rights. I care about animal rights.
Ellen DeGeneres

Slavery is not the only question which comes up in this controversy. There is a far more important one to you, and that is, what shall be done with the free negro?
Stephen Douglas

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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