How to use the two adverbs 'highly' and 'ethically' before controversial?

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Mehrgan

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Hi,
In what order should the two adverbs be used before 'controversial'? This is when we tend to emphasise the 'ethical/moral' side of the issue by adding an adverb such as 'highly'.

I would appreciate any reply. Thanks.
 

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I think you mean

'This is ethically highly controversial'.:tick:

'This is highly ethically controversial.':cross:

Better, I think, to emphasise the ethical aspect, is

'Ethically, this is highly controversial.'

Rover
 

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Yes, exactly! Thank you so much for the helpful reply. Indeed, this has always been a question of mine. Best wishes!
 
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