Definition of controversion in English:

controversion

noun

  • 1The action of "controvert"; disputation, argument; opposition to or contradiction of a claim or assertion; engagement in controversy.

  • 2The action of turning in the opposite direction (literal and figurative); an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Copie Lettre sent to Preachers. From (i) Middle French controversion controversy, quarrel.

Pronunciation

controversion

/ˌkɒntrə(ʊ)ˈvəːʃn/