Ambivalence

Ambivalence is a state of having simultaneous, conflicting reactions towards some object. Stated another way, ambivalence is the experience of having an attitude towards someone or something that contains both positively and negatively valenced components. The term also refers to situations where `mixed feelings` of a more general sort are exper.....
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ambivalence

(am-biv´ә-lәns) simultaneous existence of conflicting emotions, attitudes, ideas, or wishes toward a goal, object, or person. adj., ambiv´alent., adj.
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ambivalence

(from the article `Bleuler, Eugen`) ...credited with the introduction of two concepts fundamental to the analysis of schizophrenia: autism, denoting the loss of contact with reality, ...
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ambivalence

ambivalency noun mixed feelings or emotions
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ambivalence

ambivalence (ămbiv'uluns) , coexistence of two opposing drives, desires, feelings, or emotions toward the same person, object, or goal. The ambivalent person may be unaware of either of the opposing wishes. The term was coined in 1911 by Eugen Bleuler, to designate one of the major symptom...
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ambivalence

ambivalence, ambivalency 1. Behavior resulting from two incompatible motivations, often taking the form of a mixture of the two motivational tendencies. 2. The presence of two opposing ideas, attitudes, or emotions at the same time. 3. A feeling of uncertainty about something due to a mental conflict. Oh, Honeycup! How could my baby get so dirty!? ...
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ambivalence

mixed feelings or emotions
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ambivalence

The coexistence of antithetical attitudes or emotions toward a given person or thing, or idea, as in the simultaneous feeling and expression of love and hate toward the same person. ... Origin: ambi-+ L. Valentia, strength ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Ambivalence

The coexistence of contradictory emotions, attitudes, ideas, or desires with respect to a particula
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ambivalence

Type: Term Pronunciation: am-biv′ă-lens Definitions: 1. The coexistence of antithetical attitudes or emotions toward a given person or thing, or idea, as in the simultaneous feeling and expression of love and hate toward the same person. See: approach-avoidance conflict
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ambivalence

[n] - mixed feelings or emotions
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