Awesome Adjective: Controversial

Meaning: Causing arguments and disagreements.


You should avoid controversial topics like politics and religion on a first date.

The candidate for president has some very controversial opinions.

He’s a controversial historical figure. Some say he was a great man, some say he was evil.

Pop Quiz:

Which could be described as controversial?

A.  A book that makes a lot of people angry.

B.  A movie that makes a lot of people angry.

C.  A singer that makes a lot of people angry.

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The correct answer is A, B, and C. Any book or movie or TV show or music or famous person that makes people angry could be described as controversial.

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