Pronunciation: (am"bi-ten'dun-sē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/ambitendency.html on line 73 [key]
—pl. -cies. Psychol.
ambivalence, esp. when acted out; a tendency to contradictory behavior arising from conflicting impulses.
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