Example sentences for: ambivalence

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

  • An essay examines Napoleon's mixed legacy: Alone of history's great leaders, Napoleon inspires ambivalence (French adoration, British loathing).

  • Since the soul of this latest tycoon isn't interesting, Simpson might have found a story in the social insecurity of the women who are his hangers-on, and their ambivalence about ambition.

  • Critics also welcome his ambivalence on Russia's future: Unlike most Russia watchers, "Mr.

  • Such a book as Africana simply washes the practitioners in the field in a sea of ambivalence, with a sense of lost faith, as we all stand before it a bit as Matthew Arnold stood before Dover Beach.

  • The Pollock retrospective that opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City this weekend ought to resolve all such ambivalence.


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