controversial - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate controversial

controversial is hyphenated as con-tro-ver-sial

How to pronounce controversial

controversial is pronounced ´kɑːntr ə´v[ə]r ʃəl

Number of syllables in controversial

The number of syllables in controversial is 4

What part of speech in controversial?

controversial is an adjective

How common in the word controversial?

controversial is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does controversial convey?

Has a sentiment score of -2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'controversial'

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Common collocations before 'controversial'

also, bit, book, came, even, given, highly, idea, involved, it, just, make, most, much, something

Words with similar spelling to controversial

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