Example sentences for: ambivalence

How can you use “ambivalence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "I don't think there's anything in my life toward which I have more ambivalence, because, obviously, there's something disgusting about giving other people's names," he acknowledged in a 1971 interview.

  • But these days U.S. power is subject to a form of ambivalence verging on antagonism--even from allies--that goes beyond the merits and motivations of this or that particular criticism.

  • And even on Kosovo, a topic you wouldn't think Israelis could disagree about, they are managing to squabble, revealing a peculiar ambivalence about this black-and-white issue.

  • The spot capitalizes on the ambivalence greeting Dole's 15 percent tax-cut proposal: The latest CBS/ New York Times poll shows that voters aren't sure the cut is good for the country, but still favor it 61 percent to 33 percent.

  • Brodkey expresses enormous ambivalence about his own later-life adventures in homosexuality, referring, at one unsavory moment, to his illness as "the wages of sin."


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