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ambivalent

adjective uk   /æmˈbɪv.ə.lənt/ us  
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 exercise
ambivalently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
ambivalence
noun [U] uk   /-ləns/ us  
the state of feeling of being ambivalent: her ambivalence towards men
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