Definition of Controversy:

  1. Disagreement, typically when prolonged, public, and heated.

  2. Disagreement among groups, or a justiciable dispute.

Synonyms of Controversy

Disagreement, Dispute, Argument, Debate, Dissension, Contention, Disputation, Altercation, Wrangle, Quarrel, Squabble, War of words, Storm, Kilkenny cats, Altercation, Antagonism, Apologetics, Apologia, Apology, Argument, Argumentation, Bicker, Bickering, Blood feud, Brawl, Broil, Casuistry, Cat-and-dog life, Clashing, Combat, Conflict, Confrontation, Contention, Contentiousness, Contest, Contestation, Contradiction, Cut and thrust, Debate, Defense, Difference, Disaccord, Disaccordance, Disagreement, Discord, Discordance, Discordancy, Discrepancy, Disharmony, Disparity, Disputation, Dispute, Dissension, Dissent, Dissidence, Dissonance, Disunion, Disunity, Divergence, Diversity, Donnybrook, Donnybrook fair, Embroilment, Enmity, Faction, Falling-out, Feud, Fight, Fighting, Fliting, Flyting, Fracas, Fuss, Hassle, Hostility, Hubbub, Hurrah, Imbroglio, Inaccordance, Inequality, Jarring, Litigation, Logomachy, Miff, Negation, Open quarrel, Opposition, Oppugnancy, Paper war, Passage of arms, Polemic, Polemics, Quarrel, Quarreling, Quarrelsomeness, Questioning, Repugnance, Rhubarb, Rumpus, Scrapping, Set-to, Sharp words, Slanging match, Snarl, Spat, Squabble, Squabbling, Strife, Struggle, Tiff, Tussle, Unharmoniousness, Variance, Vendetta, Verbal engagement, War, War of words, Warfare, Words, Wrangle, Wrangling

How to use Controversy in a sentence?

  1. The announcement ended a protracted controversy.

Meaning of Controversy & Controversy Definition