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am•biv•a•lence



Pronunciation: (am-biv'u-luns), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/ambivalence.html on line 79 [key]
n.
1. uncertainty or fluctuation, esp. when caused by inability to make a choice or by a simultaneous desire to say or do two opposite or conflicting things.
2. Psychol.the coexistence within an individual of positive and negative feelings toward the same person, object, or action, simultaneously drawing him or her in opposite directions. Also,am•biv'a•len•cy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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