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Definition of the adverb Ambivalently

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  1. In an ambivalent manner.

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Google previewDefining Twilight: Vocabulary Workbook for Unlocking the SAT, ACT, GED, and SSAT (2009)

by Brian Leaf

gloomily, ambivalently means unsurely, and sparsely means thinly. 2. A. Repentant and rueful mean regretful. Hyperactive means very active, resigned means accepting defeat, oblivious means unaware, and furtive means secretive. 3.

Google previewThe Roots of Transcendence (2006)

by Edward Bruce Bynum

Indeed, in so many cases having a symptom similar to that of someone loved or felt about intensely ambivalently is a form of loyalty to that person or system. "Oh yes, many people in our ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Fellow of the British Academy and Senior Research Fellow Jeremy Butterfield, Jeremy Butterfield

Ambivalently is also found, ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

Ambivalently is also found, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adult Development (1993)

by Robert Kastenbaum

And, finally, the ambivalently attached- avoidant child seems much less able to use the attachment figure as a secure base from which to explore the world. This child cannot use the attachment figure for comfort when upset and is likely to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religious and Spiritual Development (2005)

by Elizabeth M. Dowling, W. George Scarlett

a secure adult who usually has securely attached children; the avoidantly attached child's caretaker is emotionally unavailable or rejecting, developing into a dismissive adult, and usually has avoidantly attached children; the ambivalently ...

Google previewThe Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural Criticism (1995)

by Joseph Childers, Gary Hentzi

Used somewhat ambivalently ...

Google previewMental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry

move ambivalently. Horney's conceptualization of movement provided a comprehensive understanding and explanation of human behavior that paved the way for different theoretical explanations of human behavior.

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Women’s Writing 1900–1950 (2006)

by F. Hammill, A. Sponenberg, E. Miskimmin

Round this bleak fable of EMPIRE, Holme evokes a still-dynamic community through horse fairs, hockey matches, choral Societies, local elections (where the narrative treats a woman councillor's Success ambivalently), and the struggle ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Consumer Culture (2011)

by Dale Southerton

Modern writers, such as merchant Daniel Defoe, shaped the meaning of credit, embracing it, albeit ambivalently, and insisting interest was an acceptable and necessary agent of economic growth. Debtor's prison for Defoe, who spent time ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Dirty Wars (2010)

by David Kohut, Olga Vilella

In 1993 Danish director Bille August filmed House of the Spirits with an international cast that included Jeremy Irons and Meryl Streep, but critics ambivalently received the movie. The second Allende work associated with the period of the “dirty ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3B3I1V4A1L1E1N1T1L1Y4

The value of this 12-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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