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Sentence count:67+1 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-08-30Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: ambivalencySimilar words: equivalentambitiousambiguousrivalarrivalsurvivaltalentedcalendarMeaning: [æm'bɪvələns]  n. mixed feelings or emotions. 
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1. She felt a certain ambivalence towards him.
2. The document expressed some ambivalence over the doctrine of predestination.
3. She viewed her daughter's education with ambivalence.
4. Many people feel some ambivalence towards television and its effect on our lives.
5. There was ambivalence among church members about women becoming priests.
6. I've never lied about my feelings, including my ambivalence about getting married again.
7. O'Neill had a genuine ambivalence toward US involvement in the war.
8. Kathy is frank about her ambivalence about cooking.
9. Ambivalence and androgyny were in fashion.
10. The same ambivalence is evident in the prevailing attitude toward language.
11. It is as an answer to this ambivalence that the civic culture recommends itself.
12. As a result of this foolish ambivalence the Government is in danger of wasting the credit it deserves for the minimum wage.
13. Moral ambivalence is probably associated with a number of other features which distinguish regulatory misconduct from breaches of the traditional code.
14. A similar ambivalence prevailed in the provision of grave goods as in the bestowal of presents.
15. A third candle was ambivalence, and usually takes the form of two women who are close allies and rivals.
16. The contradictoriness and ambivalence of racist discourses and interactions are produced by a complex combination of social and psychic structures and forces.
17. Her petty jealousy and deep ambivalence about Dickinson explode through her schoolmarm prose.
18. In particular, regulatory control is characterized by an ambivalence which has both political and moral dimensions.
19. Significantly others have reacted with ambivalence: That exercise on support really took the lid off things in our school.
20. This ambivalence may regress into a fatalistic view of herself and her future.
21. Given this ambivalence towards political authority, there is little scope in the United States for heroic leadership.
22. It is the suffering of ambivalence: the murderous alternation between bitter resentment and raw-edged nerves and blissful gratification and tenderness.
23. All admitted that the decision to accept promotion created some anxiety and ambivalence.
24. At first, reading this passage I let out a gasp: I had never seen maternal ambivalence described on the page.
25. Most industries that size would be cherished by the authorities, but pachinko inspires a certain ambivalence.
26. But in the end, all he was certain of was his own moral ambivalence.
27. Another important finding of the study was the confusion and ambivalence which these carers exhibited in relation to role reversal.
28. It is not altogether idle to speculate about what seems to be driving the private ambivalence and the public controversy.
29. More often, of course, separation involves a younger carer giving up the role, about which there is often profound ambivalence.
30. It wasn't stress that shortened your life, she suspected, but ambivalence.
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