controversion

noun
con·​tro·​ver·​sion | \ ˈkän‧trəˌvərzhən also -rsh- \
plural -s

Definition of controversion

1 obsolete : controversy
2 : the act of controverting an argument in controversion of an assertion
3 [Latin controversus + English -ion] : a turning in the opposite direction a general controversion in ethics

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History and Etymology for controversion

Medieval Latin controversion-, controversio, alteration of Latin controversia controversy

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“Controversion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/controversion. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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