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ambivalent

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English

Etymology

From ambivalence from [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:Template:lang:de derivations]] Ambivalenz from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ambi- (in two ways) + valeō (be strong)

Pronunciation

Adjective

ambivalent (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
ambivalent

Comparative
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  1. Simultaneously experiencing or expressing opposing or contradictory feelings, beliefs, or motivations.
  2. Alternately having one opinion or feeling, and then the opposite.

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German

Adjective

ambivalent (comparative ambivalenter, superlative am ambivalentesten)

  1. ambivalent

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