controversial

All Adjective
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  • Games listed it as one of the top ten most controversial games of all time.
  • They were very controversial in their own day, as they remain to the present day.
  • England's third goal has remained controversial ever since the match.
  • As a description of people living today, the term stone age is controversial.
  • Which terms should be used by non-Natives has at times been controversial.
  • It is often difficult to frame the questions in a non-controversial manner.
  • The release of the film and its showing in parts of Europe were controversial.
  • Whether he had any at that moment is still controversial.
  • These plans have been controversial within Japan and have yet to be realized.
  • The decision was regarded as highly controversial in the local media.
  • Another controversial issue is the policy on road building within the National Forests.
  • Architecture and the design of public places is a controversial subject.
  • The Poor People's Campaign was controversial even within the civil rights movement.
  • A controversial image is one that sits directly above the chief justice's head.
  • His views became influential, and controversial, across economic, political, social and scientific thought.
  • The use of animals for entertainment is often controversial, especially the hunting of wild animals.
  • This led to the company's controversial decision to close the traditional animation department.
  • The causes of the Civil War were complex and have been controversial since the war began.
  • When his research was first introduced it was considered very controversial as some considered it debasing.
  • Such courts generally only choose to hear cases that would settle important and controversial points of law.
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Meaning of controversial

  • adjective 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