Definition of ambivalent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ambivalent

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//æmˈbɪvələnt//
 
ambivalent (about/toward somebody/something)
 
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having or showing both good and bad feelings about someone or something She seems to feel ambivalent about her new job. He has an ambivalent attitude toward her.
ambivalence
 
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NAmE//‑ləns//
 
noun [uncountable, singular] ambivalence (about/toward somebody/something) There was ambivalence among church members about women becoming priests. Many people feel some ambivalence toward television and its effect on our lives.
ambivalentlyadverb
 
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