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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Open to questioning; that which can be denied, challenged, or disputed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being controverted; disputable; admitting of question.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being disputed; disputable; not too evident to exclude difference of opinion: as, a controvertible point of law.


controvert +‎ -ible (Wiktionary)


  • By presuming that only my beliefs, practices, and perceptions are correct and unassailable implies that all others ipso facto are incorrect and controvertible.

    Robert Buswell: A Place For Doubt

  • GARS forms a more coherent whole since its editorial edifice was the work of Weber himself; and yet, its relationship to his other sociologies of, for instance, law, city, music, domination, and economy, remains controvertible.


  • Whatever advantage CBS thought the documents gave them in covering the story of Bush's "service," his inadequacies as a Guardsman have been well documented elsewhere with non-controvertible evidence.

    We interrupt your regularly scheduled panic attack

  • It is, in some sense, a real puzzle: there is nothing particularly deterministic about Newtonian physics; many who accepted Newtonian physics I would go so far as to say the overwhelming majority were not determinists, and were clearly not inconsistent in this; you can only get rationally from Newtonian physics to determinism by a vast number of controvertible suppositions; and so forth.

    Wisdom from Maurice Blondel; and the Analogical Leap

  • The real core of ID, however, is a very controvertible thesis about the relation between an effect's exemplar cause and its proximate efficient cause.

    On Two Rarely Discussed Problems with ID Reasoning

  • So, in fairness, I do need to note that my argument about real freethough does in one point depend on a controvertible claim: That T. H. Huxley is a reasonable model for a freethinker to take. posted by Brandon | 1:34 AM

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • And because some are of the opinion that the well-being of Italian affairs depend on the Church of Rome, I want to discuss those reasons against them that occur to me, and I will present two most powerful ones, which according to me are not controvertible.


  • It is controvertible when a doubtful cause is alleged, for the sake of proving a doubtful point; in this manner: --

    The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4

  • In the late war between France and Spain a crisis occurred in which it seemed probable that all controvertible principles involved in such wars might be brought into discussion and settled to the satisfaction of all parties.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • Now don't attempt to extirpate yourself from the matter; you know I have proof controvertible of it.

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