polarizing

All Verb Adjective
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  • Media critics often note that the lead can be the most polarizing subject in the article.
  • When all is said and done, however, how often are these polarizing scores composed and released?
  • Upon release the song was met with polarizing reviews from music critics.
  • An equal mix of the two has no polarizing effect on light.
  • A conservative even by contemporary standards, his policies made him a polarizing figure.
  • The opposition described him a polarizing figure and accused him of being involved in corruption.
  • By polarizing the issue, these two groups have increased the division between Islamic and Western society.
  • With the polarizing type, only one pleochroic color can be seen at a time.
  • During his career, he became a polarizing figure.
  • The age of the earth is one of the most polarizing issues within the evangelical Christian community today.
  • The building's design itself has been polarizing.
  • His vision would lay the foundation for a democratic, 20th-century Mexico but without polarizing the social classes.
  • They conclude that this "may be among the most polarizing shows of the current season."
  • However, his critical reception turned out to be very polarizing.
  • Tojo was never elected to any office in Japan and remained a deeply polarizing figure until her death.
  • I think it was very polarizing to our fans.
  • Accordingly, controversial issues in the public eye are usually accompanied by or can even produce a polarizing political climate.
  • The fact that there is no polarizing action within the cell makes it further adaptable to heavy closed-circuit service. Cited from Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1, by Various
  • Clinton has often been described in the popular media as a polarizing figure, with some arguing otherwise.
  • To this day, drug testing, particularly of this sort, is a polarizing issue.
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Root form of polarizing is polarize for the verb.

Meaning of polarizing

  • verb Cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
    polarize light waves
  • verb Cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
  • verb Become polarized in a conflict or contrasting situation