having mixed feelings about someone or something; being unable to choose between two (usually opposing) courses of action: The whole family was ambivalent about the move to the suburbs. She is regarded as a morally ambivalent character in the play.
Psychology. of or pertaining to the coexistence within an individual of positive and negative feelings toward the same person, object, or action, simultaneously drawing him or her in opposite directions.

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ambivalently, adverb

ambiguous, ambivalent. Unabridged
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ambivalence or ambivalency (æmˈbɪvələns)
the simultaneous existence of two opposed and conflicting attitudes, emotions, etc
ambivalency or ambivalency
am'bivalent or ambivalency

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Word Origin & History

1916, originally a term in psychology; see ambivalence. In general use by 1929.
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Example sentences
Taft's use of the patronage power was ambivalent.
He guarantees jobs, an impossible-to-keep promise that tests well with
  ambivalent voters.
The general attitude of the public toward this industry is ambivalent; the
  historical details prove instructive.
He was ambivalent, not sure he wanted to compete.
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