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Word: ambivalence

Definition: the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions


More Vocab Words

::: mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
::: eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
::: arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
::: unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
::: spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
::: connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
::: peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
::: amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
::: modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
::: buffoon - stupid person; clown