unambivalent

unambivalent

(ˌʌnæmˈbɪvələnt)
adj
not ambivalent; certain; clear

un•am•biv•a•lent

(ˌʌn æmˈbɪv ə lənt)

adj.
not ambivalent; definite; certain.
[1940–45]
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As with other such passages, this scene of potential empowerment is not unambivalent, suggesting as it does that the sacrifice of psychological autonomy may be needed for Ruth to achieve fuller insight.
Brown characterizes "left melancholy" as "[Walter] Benjamin's unambivalent epithet for the revolutionary hack who is, finally, attached more to a particular political analysis or ideal-- even to the failure of that ideal--than to seizing possibilities for radical change in the present" (20).
the unambivalent bliss of going home to be at home--the ease of coming back to love begun" (318).
The protectiveness of the father here, his unambivalent care in shielding the child as he introduces him to a new experience, is unique in the sequence.
22) to conform to prevailing tragic, Greek-based, and psychoanalytically endorsed Oedipal dynamics instead of appreciating the life-affirming and unambivalent resolution of these same Oedipal constellations that are promoted through this "Akedah Motif.
Three parents reported feeling more comfortable than ever with open adoption; the rest expressed the same unambivalent endorsement they had expressed at phases 1, 2, and 3.
Bush, was the assistant attorney general for civil rights from 1990 to 1993 and an unambivalent champion of race-based districting to maximize minority office-holding.
39) Against those who would simply attempt to recuperate Fanon as a supporter of a volkish nationalism, (40) or even as an unambivalent supporter of oppositional Third World nationalisms, Macey rightly insists upon Fanon's particular formulation of national consciousness:
Furthermore, management needs to provide clear and unambivalent boundaries to the efforts of the engineers to ensure the technological innovations and ideas stay focused and attainable.
Was it possible she was happy because at last she had an audience of adoring unambivalent mother substitutes?
6) He seems here to have anticipated Lhamon's argument that Rice's stereotypical representations do not constitute racial parody but rather an unambiguous, unambivalent acknowledgment of the presence of black culture and perspectives--Rice is, for instance, said to have been "translating black experiences for whites" in "ethnographic skits" in which he was "copying black gestures to identify .
Asked if the Government of India is taking the issue of China's objection to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Arunachal Pradesh seriously, Rao said: "Of course we take this seriously, and we have been very very particular and very clear and unambivalent in expressing our position to the Chinese.