Ambivalent (adjective)

Feeling or showing uncertainty or a lack of conviction; having mixed feelings about something.

Origin:

Late 19th century: from french ambivalent or german ambivalent, from ambi- "both" + latin valentia "power".

Examples:

  1. She felt ambivalent about her decision to leave the company.
  2. He was ambivalent about the idea of having children.
  3. The public's opinion on the issue was ambivalent.
  4. He was ambivalent about the prospect of moving to a new city.
  5. The employee was ambivalent about accepting the promotion.
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