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Noun Concept
Categories: Controversies, English words, Articles with short description
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controversy  disputation  argument  contestation  disceptation
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A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement WordNet 3.0
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A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Controversy is a state of prolonged public dispute or debate, usually concerning a matter of conflicting opinion or point of view. Wikipedia
State of prolonged public dispute or debate Wikidata
A contentious dispute. OmegaWiki
The act of disputing. OmegaWiki
A verbal dispute; a quarrel. Wiktionary
Verbal dispute; a quarrel. Wiktionary (translation)
The act of contesting; emulation. Wiktionary
A debate or discussion of opposing opinions; (generally) strife. Wiktionary
Debate, discussion of opposing opinions. Wiktionary (translation)
Controversy; disputation; discussion. Wiktionary
The act of disputing; a dispute or argument. Wiktionary
An attempt at something, such as a tilt at public office. Wiktionary
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They were involved in a violent argument WordNet 3.0