ˈkän‧trəˌvərzhən also -rsh-
plural -s
obsolete : controversy
: the act of controverting
an argument in controversion of an assertion
[Latin controversus + English -ion] : a turning in the opposite direction
a general controversion in ethics

Word History


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

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“Controversion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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