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adjective     /æmˈbɪv.ə.lənt/
having two opposing feelings at the same time, or being uncertain about how you feel: I felt very ambivalent about leaving home. He has fairly ambivalent feelings towards his father. an ambivalent attitude to exerciseDoubt and ambivalenceHesitating ambivalently     /-li/ adverb Doubt and ambivalenceHesitating ambivalence     /-ləns/ noun [U] the state of feeling or being ambivalent: her ambivalence towards menDoubt and ambivalenceHesitating
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