ambivalently
adverb see ambivalence

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ambivalently — ambivalent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone. DERIVATIVES ambivalence noun ambivalently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin ambi on both sides + valere be worth …   English terms dictionary

  • ambivalently — See ambivalent. * * * …   Universalium

  • ambivalently — adverb In an ambivalent manner …   Wiktionary

  • ambivalently — adv. with both positive and negative feelings towards a subject …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ambivalently — am·biv·a·lent·ly …   English syllables

  • ambivalently — See: ambivalent …   English dictionary

  • ambivalently — adverb see ambivalent …   Useful english dictionary

  • ambivalent — [[t]æmbɪ̱vələnt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that someone is ambivalent about something, they seem to be uncertain whether they really want it, or whether they really approve of it. She remained ambivalent about her marriage... He maintained an… …   English dictionary

  • ambivalent — ambivalent, ambiguous The terms ambivalent and ambivalence are first recorded in about 1916 in the context of psychology, and in particular the Jungian notion of ‘the coexistence in one person of contradictory emotions or attitudes towards a… …   Modern English usage

  • ambiguous — ambivalent, ambiguous The terms ambivalent and ambivalence are first recorded in about 1916 in the context of psychology, and in particular the Jungian notion of ‘the coexistence in one person of contradictory emotions or attitudes towards a… …   Modern English usage

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