ambivalence definition

  • noun:
    • The coexistence of opposing attitudes or thoughts, such as love and hate, toward an individual, item, or concept.
    • Uncertainty or indecisiveness regarding which program to check out.
    • The coexistence of opposing attitudes or thoughts (eg love and hate) towards one, object or concept.
    • A state of anxiety or indecisiveness.
    • blended thoughts or thoughts; anxiety or vacillation for making a selection.
    • the simultaneous presence within an individual of both negative and positive emotions toward someone or activity, or toward an object (since destination and revulsion), causing internal dispute.
    • mixed emotions or feelings

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