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Ambivalence (the state of having conflicting emotional attitudes) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's absolutely essential words for the GRE, which includes 300 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
Definition of the noun ambivalence
What does ambivalence mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ambivalences
- mixed feelings or emotions
- example: Spenser's sarcastic and joking remarks are often misinterpreted as signs of ambivalence and often taken too seriously.
- lexical domain: Feelings - nouns denoting feelings and emotions
- synonym of ambivalence: ambivalency
- more generic word: feeling = the experiencing of affective and emotional states
- more specific word: conflict = opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
Alternative definition of the noun ambivalence
- The coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings (such as love and hate) towards a person, object or idea.
- A state of uncertainty or indecisiveness.
Ambivalence is a record label.
"Ambivalence" is a book by Jonathan Garfinkel.
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Nursing, Nursing by CTI Reviews
Ambivalence: Ambivalence is a state of having simultaneous, conflicting feelings toward a person or thing. Statedanotherway, ambivalence is the experience of having thoughts and/or emotions of both positive and negative valence toward ...
by CTI Reviews
Statedanother way, ambivalence is the experience of having thoughts and emotions of both positive and negative valence toward someone or something. A common exampleof ambivalence is the feelingof both love and hate fora person.
e-Study Guide for: Freud on the Psychology of Ordinary Mental Life by Susan Sugarman, ISBN 9781442204034 (2012)
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ambivalence: Ambivalence is a state of having simultaneous, conflicting feelings toward a person or thing. Statedanotherway, ambivalence is the experience of having thoughts and emotions of both positive and negative valence toward ...
The Ethics of Ambivalence by Sarah LaChance Adams
Maternal ambivalence is a robust exemplar of the contradictions of our ethical life . Maternity is a unique ethical condition, but it brings into sharp relief the pattern of interdependence that is relevant to all human relationships. It highlights how ...
by Anne Xie, Xiong Huang
Ambivalence is the positive and negative attitude existing independently on the attitudinal target in simultaneously, which is different from bipolar attitude. Ambivalence has moderating effect on the relationship between attitude and intention.
Explorations in Sociology by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Gary T. Marx, Christine L. Williams
Ambivalence is a key theme in the three chapters we have organized into this section. Smelser argued that extreme...
by Michael Williams
Ambivalence is the affective split at the center of the parallactic gap of s. Ambivalence is the substratum of the ground of $-ism. The center of the structure is simultaneously split and sutured in an affective ambi-valence. Both order ( binary ...
Gerioperative Nursing Care (2011)
Principles and Practices of Surgical Care for the Older Adult by Dr. Raelene V. Shippee-Rice, PhD, RN, Dr. Susan Fetzer, PhD, RN, MBA, Jennifer V. Long, CRNA, CRNP, MS, Alexandra Armitage, MS, CNL, APRN
Ambivalence is the primary reason individuals do not change health behaviors. Health coaching is thoughtful guidance that...
Resolving ambivalence is a major focus of behavioral change. The Stages of Change model describes how people ...
by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher
Ambivalence varies by contextual as well as individual difference factors. A contextual factor of particular importance is the type of relationship. Individuals are more likely to experience ambivalence in close family relationships than in ...
by Glennys Howarth, Oliver Leaman
,Freudfindssuch ambivalence atwork in ritualized taboos on the dead (Freud 1985: 107¥20). Various phenomena of avoidance of the dead, fear of the return of the dead and demonization of the ...
The Freud Encyclopedia (2002)
Theory, Therapy, and Culture by Edward Erwin
Ambivalence The term " ambivalence" connotes opposite feeling states toward a person or a thing. When mixed feelings of both love and hate exist, side by side, one experiences ambivalence.
Baudrillard Dictionary (2010)
by Richard G. Smith
ambivalence always calls into question the legitimacy of value. For Baudrillard, value is the principal illusion behind consumer ideology in that it imputes significance to otherwise insignificant objects and, in so doing, motivates consumers to ...
Encyclopedia of Emotion (2010)
by Gretchen Reevy, Yvette Malamud Ozer, Yuri Ito
Ambivalence To be ambivalent is to feel conflicting emotions toward a person or thing; am- bivalence involves feeling both positive and negative emotions. For instance, an individual may experience ambivalent ...
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One has to make a choice, or has one?
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Scrabble value of A1M3B3I1V4A1L1E1N1C3E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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