Controversial Synonyms and Antonyms

kŏn'trə-vûr'shəl, -sē-əl

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Synonyms for Controversial

That can be supported by argument
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That which can be contested.
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Always ready to argue; quarrelsome
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Being such that formal argument or discussion is possible.
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The definition of doubtful is suspicious, unclear or unsure.
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Aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious.
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Suspected with good reason of being immoral, dishonest, unsound, etc.
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Tending to provoke or stimulate.
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Not worthy of consideration or discussion because it has been resolved or it no longer needs to be resolved
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Open to questioning; that which can be denied, challenged, or disputed.
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The definition of dubious is something that is unlikely to be true.
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Subject to doubt or question; uncertain.
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Of opinions, propositions or questions, subject to dispute; not settled.
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Inclined to dispute; fond of arguing; contentious
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Of or provoking controversy or given to sophistical argument and specious reasoning
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Open to or viewed with suspicion:
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Stating facts and suggesting that particular inferences and conclusions can be drawn from them.
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Of or involving dispute; controversial
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Antonyms for Controversial

Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful.
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With no exception or qualification; unexceptionable
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Not involving violence or employing force:
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Not capable of being denied, challenged, or disputed; closed to questioning.
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Not disputed or doubted:
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Not doubted, called in question, or disputed; certain
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Not surely or certainly known; questionable; problematic
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