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controversial 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˌkäntrəˈvərSHəl/,/-ˈvərsēəl/,
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Giving rise or likely to give rise to public disagreement,
  1. Giving rise or likely to give rise to public disagreement
    • - years of wrangling over a controversial bypass

  1. 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"
  2. (controversy) a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
  3. Controversy is a state of prolonged public dispute or debate, usually concerning a matter of opinion. ...
  4. (Controversy (law)) In jurisprudence, a controversy differs from a case; while the latter includes all suits, criminal as well as civil, a controversy is a purely civil proceeding.
  5. (Controversy (Skull Duggery album)) Andrew Jordan, better known as Skull Duggery is an American rapper best known for his time spent with Master P's No Limit Records in the late 90's.
  6. (Controversy (song)) "Controversy" is the title track and lead single to the 1981 album by Prince. One of his most respected classic funk songs, "Controversy" addresses certain speculation about Prince at the time such as his sexuality, religion and racial background, and how he could not ...
  7. (Controversy (Willie D album)) Controversy is the debut album of Willie D (released as "Willie Dee"). "Do It Like It G.O." featured Willie D, Prince Johnny C, and Sire Jukebox on this album. The song was also released on the Geto Boys album Grip It! ...
  8. Arousing controversy—a debate or discussion of opposing opinions
  9. (Controversy) Disagreement or dispute over something.
  10. (controversy) Scientific opinion · Scientists opposing the mainstream assessment · Climate change denial
  11. (Controversy) An argument, usually a public one, between two or more sides that have different views and/or opinions.
  12. (Controversy) In diet foods which replace the sugar with lower-calorie substitutes, there is some controversy based around the possibility that the sugar substitutes used to replace sugar are themselves harmful. ...
  13. (Controversy) Other studies suggest that milk consumption may increase the risk of suffering from certain health problems. Cow milk allergy (CMA) is as an immunologically mediated adverse reaction to one or more cow milk proteins. Rarely is it severe enough to cause death. ...
  14. (Controversy) a battle in which spittle or ink replaces the injurious cannonball and the inconsiderate bayonet.
  15. (Controversy) as in the Benetton publicity campaign.
  16. (controversy) A dispute, usually an expression of opposing views on a matter that cannot be conclusively settled one way or another, often accompanied by the disruption of peace and even quarreling. Significantly, the etymology of the word means to turn against. ...
  17. (controversy) n. ~ public discussion or argument, often rather angry, about sth which many people disagree with
  18. Nature nurture controversy
  19. Subject to debate, dispute, or quarrel
  20. open to dispute or argument
  21. not necessarily a bad thing