Definitions

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  • noun mixed feelings or emotions

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Examples

  • I always felt that we could have been led into war in 2003 for better reasons than the WMD, but the movie doesn't have that ambivalency.

    Green Zone

  • I always felt that we could have been led into war in 2003 for better reasons than the WMD, but the movie doesn't have that ambivalency.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • When I saw this on Broadway there was a lot of ambivalency.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • When I saw this on Broadway there was a lot of ambivalency.

    Cinema under the tree

  • War is an example of ambivalency on the grandest scale.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • At other points, though, there's again ambivalency or spot-on choices slamming up against head-shaking "Wait, why?" decisions.

    Ned Raggett Ponders It All

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