Definitions for ambivalentæmˈbɪv ə lənt

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  1. ambivalent(adj)

    uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow

    "was ambivalent about having children"

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  1. ambivalent(Adjective)

    Simultaneously experiencing or expressing opposing or contradictory feelings, beliefs, or motivations.

  2. ambivalent(Adjective)

    Alternately having one opinion or feeling, and then the opposite.

  3. Origin: From ambivalence, from Ambivalenz, from ambi- + valeo


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