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ambivalence

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  • n  mixed feelings or emotions

  • It seems like there's a pattern of ambivalence because so many women were raised with this idea that they could either be an astronaut or a ballet dancer or a mom; whereas I think .
  • The scene neatly captured their own late-'60s ambivalence toward the ever more synthetic landscape of their times.
  • But I do not share any of their ambivalence.
News & Articles

  • Israel Warily Watches as Protests Engulf Turkey
    As the budding protest movement in Turkey against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan struggles to gain a foothold, Israel is watching the developments with some measure of ambivalence. Click here for the rest of the article...
    June 18, 2013 - The Forward
  • Guys, Who Isn't Excited For A Facebook RSS Reader?
    Be honest--you barely give a crap about Facebook anymore. But here's why you should shelve your usual ambivalence about Facebook product launches and hope for the best on June 20: RSS could be the killer app that makes Facebook a power tool. Facebook may be ramping up to release their RSS reader on June 20, according to rumors that RSS-related code snippets have begun popping up in the Graph API ...
    June 17, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
  • Ozzimo sets sights on Cal Poly soccer
    Nipomo High School’s 2013 female athlete of the year previously expressed ambivalence about continuing her athletic career after high school. But Cristina Ozzimo is ambivalent no more. She will try to walk on to the Cal Poly women’s soccer team.
    June 17, 2013 - The Adobe Press
Quotes

  • Stephen Colbert in Forbes
    In a joint statement, Stewart and Colbert said: "We would like to return to work with our writers. If we cannot, we would like to express our ambivalence, but without our writers we are unable to express something as nuanced as ambivalence."
  • Billy Idol in Earthtimes (press release)
    Of the collection's other new track, "New Future Weapon," Idol says, "I was reading about the new stealth fighter plane the Raptor, and I was struck by the ambivalence of the pilot talking about the enemy. Musically, it's got a bit of the...
  • Irene Khan in Bloomberg
    Last year "was characterized by the impotence of Western governments and the ambivalence or reluctance of emerging powers to tackle some of the world's worst human rights crises," Amnesty Secretary-General Irene Khan said in a statement...

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