Meaning ambivalence
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Ambivalence


Ambivalence is a state of uncertainty and fluctuation. It is wanting to do two different things or feeling two opposing ways. For example, you may feel ambivalent about going out on Friday night. Alth [..]
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ambivalence


The coexistence of antithetical attitudes or emotions toward a given person or thing, or idea, as in the simultaneous feeling and expression of love and hate toward the same person. Origin: ambi-+ L. [..]
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ambivalence


The coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings (such as love and hate) towards a person, object or idea. A state of uncertainty or indecisiveness.
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ambivalence


"simultaneous conflicting feelings," 1924 (1912 as ambivalency), from German Ambivalenz, coined 1910 by Swiss psychologist Eugen Bleuler (1857-1939) on model of German Equivalenz "equiv [..]
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ambivalence


mixed feelings or emotions (ambivalent) uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow; "was ambivalent about having children" Ambivalence is a state of having sim [..]
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AMBIVALENCE


noun. 1. introduced by Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler, the parallel existence of confounding emotions and outlooks, such as sweetness and bitterness or goodwill and belligerency, in direction of the [..]
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A term used in postcolonial theory to describe the mixture of attraction and repulsion that characterizes the relationship between the colonizer and the colonized. It is argued that all colonial relat [..]
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ambivalence


(n) mixed feelings or emotions
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