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Adjective: controversial  ,kón-tru'vur-shul or ,kón-tru'vur-see-ul
  1. 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"

See also: arguable, contentious, debatable, disputable, disputed, moot, polemic, polemical

Antonym: uncontroversial

Encyclopedia: Controversial