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.adjectivejump to other results
NAmE//æmˈbɪvələnt//ambivalent (about/toward somebody/something)
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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.
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