simultaneous and contradictory feelings toward the same object that can lead to psychological "splitting", in which a subject seperates irreconcilable parts of his/her personality.
someone might think you feel elated when you just feel ambivalence (ambivalent)
by rockwell13 September 14, 2006
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1. Torn between two opposing actions.
2. A feeling of loving and hating at the same time.
1. Will I stay or will I go?
2. I feel kinda ambivalent towards Marc today.
by Maesun June 2, 2005
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"How should I change which port sshd listens on in Mac OS X 10.3 Panther? If I want to start sshd manually, (ie not via the Sharing GUI) it will run as a daemon and use it's configuration file as expected. But if I check the "Remote Login" box in the Sharing panel in System Preferences on a Mac OS X computer, I can enable the built in OpenSSH server."

"Dude, I'm totally ambivalous. We should try the Yak."
by sigel August 12, 2006
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oscillating around uncertainty; weighing the options;
I am ambivalating about which guy to go out with on Saturday, both of them are's got a big wallet and one's got a big package.

Stop ambivalating...go to dinner with the first and finish the night with the second.
by TheSchwiz September 23, 2009
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loving and hating yourself.
my self destructive behavior is rooted in self ambivalence.
by dustix June 10, 2008
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The phenomenon to say one has "an eclectic taste in music"--meaning they like "all" music--when in actuality they like no music.
John: I like to think I have an eclectic taste in music.
Jane: But you can't name any albums that have come out in the last year?
John: Yeah, what's your point?
Jane: You like no music--you have eclectic ambivalence.
by Undeployed January 12, 2010
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