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Examples of Ambivalence

Sentences with the noun Ambivalence

2 examples:

A female Hamlet makes the play seem less entangled with ambivalence.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Some still rely heavily on the Crown corporation while others will greet the service disruption with ambivalence.
(Mark Gollom in CBC News - Business, )

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Spenser's sarcastic and joking remarks are often misinterpreted as signs of ambivalence and often taken too seriously.

Ambivalence is a wonderful tune to dance to. It has a rhythm all its own.
(Erica Jong)

The only thing that seems eternal and natural in motherhood is ambivalence.
(Jane Lazarre)

Ambivalence about family responsibilities has a long history in the corporate world.
(Rosabeth Moss Kanter)

We project our ambivalence into our parenting conventions.
(Forbes - Education, )

Unlike our southern neighbours, Canadians showed little ambivalence about getting involved.
(Janet Thomson and Manmeet Ahluwalia in CBC News - Canada, )

This is compounded by the majority of Malaysians ambivalence towards patronage and corruption.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Everyone can relate to the premise of "If/Then," the musical about ambivalence and roads not taken.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Claudia Llosa’s movie concerns a healer, her two sons and the ambivalence she feels about her gift.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Stress and pressure from higher up, and sometimes also from colleagues, contributes to this ambivalence.
(Science Daily - News, )

Domestic violence campaigner Rosemary Batty says it's time to end community ambivalence to family violence.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Ambivalence and indecision are increasing in humans and something about life in the 21st century exacerbates it.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

It was three of these volunteers who were the subject of this fascinating film that stuck, with a disturbing ambivalence, in the mind.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The play, a bisexual romantic triangle at the Acorn Theater that takes on ambivalence, is written by Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

There's a story that always comes up when people talk about Rachel McAdams, one that reveals her ambivalence about the machinery of Hollywood.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

As charges follow a student protest, a historic ambivalence about the right to unfettered expression collides with party politics and Hindu nationalist roots.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Other recent milestones include the foot out the door report that found that most Millennials work with what some might label a certain generational ambivalence.
(Forbes - Business, )

French ambivalence towards Rafael Nadal has always been hard to understand and the defending champion must have wondered last night what more he has to do to please.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

Left of the Bang focuses on the tangled lives of a small cast: Tamsin struggles with both a failing music career and ambivalence towards her impotent boyfriend, Callum.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Previous proposals to solve access and water issues at Shoal Lake 40 First Nation on the Manitoba-Ontario border have fallen to political ambivalence and self-interest.
(Cameron MacIntosh in CBC News - Politics, )

Knowing whether to stay in or leave a romantic relationship is often an agonizing experience and that ambivalence can have negative consequences for health and well-being.
(Science Daily - News, )

The chairman of a key Senate panel Tuesday blocked $650 million in military aid for Egypt in a sign of Washington’s ambivalence over support for the authoritarian military government in Cairo.
(Paul Richter in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Out at the old ballyard exploring the status of that 1st Amendment staple, the baseball heckler, because it's a cool ambivalence that will do us in, not the screamy passions of the borderline insane.
(Chris Erskine in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

There’s really no other way to put it: Los Angeles on Tuesday threw off its typical and longstanding ambivalence about whether it wants to be a big city and definitively embraced a more urban future.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Aside from widespread viewer ambivalence over the quality of Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama "The Newsroom" and an unexpected Emmy for star Jeff Daniels, the series has had a mostly uneventful three-season run.
(Patrick Kevin Day in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Ambivalence in a marriage is sometimes inevitable, but research shows that couples with mixed levels of support and negativity pay a price in terms of health compared to those in fully supportive marriages.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Donald Trump has whipped up a political movement like none other in modern politics, but there's a surprising ambivalence from his army of supporters - and even the candidate himself - over what to do next.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

This was a year in which Los Angeles shook off some ambivalence about its own status as a dense, tall, post-suburban city - and in which the profession of architecture continued to embrace, reassess and excavate its own history.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Not far into Maylis de Kerangal’s extraordinary novel the narrator highlights the ambivalence the reader might be feeling: “The bridge against the forest, the economy against nature, movement against immobility – you wouldn’t have known who to cheer for”.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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