Definition of ambivolent
1. ambivalent [ a ] characterized by a mixture of opposite feelings or attitudes
Examples: "she felt ambivalent about his proposal" "an ambivalent position on rent control"
(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)
Thus every part and plane of the picture keeps changing place in relative depth with every_other part and plane ; and it is as if the only stable relation left among the different parts of the picture is the ambivalent and ambiguous one that each has with the surface .
(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
Everyone is ambivalent about his profession , if he has practised it long enough , but there were still moments when he loved the stage and all those unseen people out there , who might cheer you or boo you , but that was largely , though not entirely , up_to_you .Synonyms ambivalent Related Terms equivocal
2. ambivalent [ a ] uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow
Examples: "was ambivalent about having children"
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