Origin of controversial
Examples from the Web for controversially
He fought it controversially, and at times in pretty boneheaded ways.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps most controversially, HKND is authorized to expropriate land wherever it wants.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
O'Mara co-counsel, Don West, had opened the defense's trial controversially with a joke.George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty; Looks Forward to 'Getting His Life Back'|Jacqui Goddard|July 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Controversially, Sarah Ferguson was also present with her daughters Eugenie and Beatrice.Prince Harry Cheers On Team GB To Record Gold Haul, Keeps Distance From Fergie|Tom Sykes|August 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Also with him are Eugenie, Beatrice and - controversially - their mum Sarah Ferguson.
We have already found one distinguished fellow-countryman of Hume controversially attacking his works.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume II (of 2)|John Hill Burton
"I thought he was German," said C. Weinpusslacher, controversially.H. R.|Edwin Lefevre
It may therefore appear that I took the opinion too controversially, and it seems to me that I sometimes took it too seriously.Eugenics and Other Evils|G. K. Chesterton
It would have been controversially futile if he had done so.Voltaire|John Morley
Her air has resounded with party-cries, and the dead bodies of the controversially slain lie thick in her streets.Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography|George William Erskine Russell
Word Origin and History for controversially
1580s, from Late Latin controversialis "pertaining to controversy," from Latin controversia (see controversy).