noncontroversial noncontroversial  /nɑn ˌkɑn trə ˈvɜr ʃəl/


  • (adj) not likely to arouse controversy


  1. Bush stumps in front of a noncontroversial flag in South Carolina.
  2. The interior, without seats, would serve for lectures and discussions of noncontroversial subjects.
  3. The fact that this machinery is workable, constitutional and noncontroversial, is another demonstration of the plain horse sense of Massachusetts' governor, Leverett Saltonstall.



  1. "If it had not been for the stimulus and the budget proposal, it might have been ...... noncontroversial," said House Republican leader John Boehner, referring to the 787-billion-dollar stimulus package passed last month.
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: John Boehner Source: TREND Information

  2. "I respect the Senate's role to advise and consent, but for months qualified, noncontroversial nominees for critical positions in government-often positions related to our national security-have been held up despite having overwhelming support,"...
    on Feb 10, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "I was overjoyed in being pregnant," Holmes said Vanity Fair, "and then had to withstand ridicule about my pregnancy when it was the most normal, noncontroversial thing imaginable."
    on Sep 6, 2006 By: Katie Holmes Source:

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