The Correct spelling is: controversy
Common misspellings of the word controversy are:
How do you spell controversy?. It is not contraversy or controvercy or controversey or even controvery for that matter!
n., pl. -sies.
- A dispute, especially a public one, between sides holding opposing views. See synonyms at argument.
- The act or practice of engaging in such disputes: writers skilled at controversy.
[Middle English controversie, from Latin contrÅversia, from contrÅversus, disputed : contrÅ- (variant of contrÄ, contra-) + versus, past participle of vertere, to turn.]