Definition of ambivalence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//æmˈbɪvələns//
; NAmE NAmE//æmˈbɪvələns//
[uncountable, singular] ambivalence (about/towards somebody/something)
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the fact of having or showing both good and bad feelings about 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.