Definition of controversal

  1. 1 obsolete :  controversial

  2. 2 obsolete :  turning or looking opposite ways

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Origin and Etymology of controversal

Latin controversus, turned in the opposite direction, disputed (from contro-—akin to contra-—+ versus, past participle of vertere to turn) + English -al — more at worth

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a trip made at another's expense

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