meaning of ambivalent

ambivalent meaning in General Dictionary

undecided on if to take a proposed strategy having feelings both for and against the suggested activity

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  • unsure or incapable of determine in what program to follow along with

ambivalent meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1916, initially a phrase in therapy; back-formation from ambivalence. In general usage by 1929.

ambivalent - German to English


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  • ambivalently

Sentence Examples with the word ambivalent

Howie was ambivalent as usual while Quinn indicated the choice was Martha's to make.

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