ambivalence(redirected from Love hate relationship)
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1. The coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, object, or idea.
2. Uncertainty or indecisiveness as to which course to follow.
the simultaneous existence of two opposed and conflicting attitudes, emotions, etc
am•biv•a•lence(æmˈbɪv ə ləns)
uncertainty or fluctuation, esp. when caused by inability to make a choice or by a simultaneous desire to say or do two opposite things.
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|Noun||1.||ambivalence - mixed feelings or emotions |
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
conflict - opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings; "he was immobilized by conflict and indecision"
ambivalence[æmˈbɪvələns] N → ambivalencia f
n → Ambivalenz f
ambivalence[æmˈbɪvələns] n → ambivalenza