Definition of ambivalent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

ambivalent

adjective
æmˈbɪvələnt
 
; æmˈbɪvələnt
 
 
ambivalent (about/towards somebody/something) having or showing both good and bad feelings about somebody/somethingShe seems to feel ambivalent about her new job.He has an ambivalent attitude towards her.ambivalence
æmˈbɪvələns
 
; æmˈbɪvələns
 
noun [uncountable, singular]ambivalence (about/towards somebody/something) There was ambivalence among church members about women becoming priests.Many people feel some ambivalence towards television and its effect on our lives.
ambivalently
æmˈbɪvələntli
 
; æmˈbɪvələntli
 
adverb
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