Words everyday - ambivalence

Behind this lies the deeper ambivalence about Washington’s role.

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Word ambivalence
Definition 1: simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (as attraction and repulsion) toward an object, person, or action
2 a : continual fluctuation (as between one thing and its opposite)
b : uncertainty as to which approach to follow
  Part of speech   noun
Others ambivalentplayabjective
ambivalentlyadverb
Popularity Top 10% of words
Examples Behind this lies the deeper ambivalence about Washington’s role.
这一切的背后,是关于美国政府角色的更深层矛盾心理。
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Ambivalence is a very complicated feelings, you want it and you don’t want it.You like it but you also hate it.’

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