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Synonyms of controversial in English:


  • 1 controversial issues such as abortion
    contentious, disputed, at issue, disputable, debatable, arguable, vexed, tendentious
    informal hot
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    Word of the day innocuous
    Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
    not harmful or offensive