Example sentences for: ambivalent

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

  • With a habit of disappearing during moments of crisis at the studio, Guber came across to friends as ambivalent, at best, about working for the Japanese.

  • I am ambivalent about the book.

  • 41 However, ambivalent attitudes were revealed concerning alcoholics and alcoholism.

  • This passage could easily belong to a piece of nonfiction--to one of the witty old "Letters from Europe" that used to run in The New Yorker . And in fact, in the best of these character studies, a vivid picture of Cold War Europe--infected with mediocre rhetoric, imprisoned by fake boundaries, inhabited by numb and ambivalent people--begins to take shape.

  • As it turns out, Big Tobacco was ambivalent about the safe-cigarette projects because they exposed the industry to an uncomfortable double bind: Making a "safer" cigarette is tantamount to confessing that regular cigarettes are dangerous when taken as directed, something the industry had spent billions denying.


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