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controversies, plural;
  1. Disagreement, typically when prolonged, public, and heated
    • - he sometimes caused controversy because of his forceful views
    • - the announcement ended a protracted controversy

  1. a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
  2. (controversial) 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"
  3. Controversy is a state of prolonged public dispute or debate, usually concerning a matter of opinion. ...
  4. 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 is Prince's fourth album, released on October 14, 1981. For the most part, the album was an expansion of its predecessor, 1980's Dirty Mind. The title track is a funk workout, where Prince seems to be bored of the media attention he was receiving. ...
  6. 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.
  7. "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 understand the curiosity ...
  8. 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! On That Other Level redone featuring Willie D, Scarface, and Bushwick Bill.
  9. A debate, discussion of opposing opinions; strife
  10. (controversial (adj)) Subject to debate, dispute, or quarrel
  11. (controversial) (1) provoking strong disagreement or disapproval; (2) enjoying or habitually engaging in controversy
  12. (Controversies) The enthusiasm for controversy as introduced into pathology conferences in the 1970”s has somewhat abated. Controversies became a tool to be manipulated for self-aggrandizement, and for the promotion of a following. ...
  13. (Controversies) are usually public disagreements about important matters. The adjective controversial is from the Latin from controversus "disputed," formed from the prefix contra- "against" plus versus, from vertere "to turn. ...
  14. n. ~ public discussion or argument, often rather angry, about sth which many people disagree with
  15. The Encyclopedia of Earth recognizes two classes of controversy; scientific controversy and values controversy. Scientific controversy describes differences in opinion of scholars on the interpretation of scientific data. ...
  16. Disagreement or dispute over something.
  17. a battle in which spittle or ink replaces the injurious cannonball and the inconsiderate bayonet.
  18. 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. ...
  19. 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. ...
  20. 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. ...
  21. Scientific opinion · Scientists opposing the mainstream assessment · Climate change denial
  22. A discussion marked especially by the expression of opposing views.
  23. An argument, usually a public one, between two or more sides that have different views and/or opinions.
  24. as in the Benetton publicity campaign.