Controversial Definition

kŏntrə-vûrshəl, -sē-əl
Of, producing, or marked by controversy.
A controversial movie; a controversial stand on human rights.
American Heritage
Of, subject to, or stirring up controversy; debatable.
Webster's New World
Liking to take part in controversy; disputatious.
Webster's New World

Origin of Controversial

  • From Latin controversia (“controversy”) + -al; see controversy.

    From Wiktionary

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