mixed emotions


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mixed emotions

Positive and negative emotions that are experienced simultaneously and are often in conflict with one another. I've got mixed emotions about starting college this fall: on the one hand, I can't wait to start the next chapter in my education, but, on the other, I will be so sad leaving my friends and family behind.
See also: emotion, mixed
References in classic literature ?
I find that I think, my dear Frederick, and with mixed emotions in which a softened compassion predominates, What will they do without me
With the same mixed emotions they watched him uncoil some considerable lengths of the large garden hose, saying with an air of wistful discrimination: "The red tulips before the yellow, I think.
The dichotomy of shiny entertainment against urban decay has always caused mixed emotions.
CHRIS Harris admitted his birthday weekend had mixed emotions attached after scoring twice on his Premiership debut in a beaten Newcastle Falcons side.
Meanwhile, Wales Sevens captain Lee Williams left the Hong Kong Sevens with mixed emotions after seeing his side defeated by South Africa in the Plate final.
NUNEATON Town boss Kevin Wilkin was left with mixed emotions after seeing his side battle to a 3-3 draw at Chester.
Greg James @gregjames Today was a day of mixed emotions.
IRELAND international Pat Richards will have mixed emotions when he faces Australia at LimericK's Thomond ParK tonight.
Jim Duffy has mixed emotions after Clyde made a winning start to the season – because his threadbare squad is already facing an injury crisis.
I HAD a few texts after Leeds United dumped Everton out of the Capital One Cup asking if I had mixed emotions because I used to play for both clubs.
It was a cold, not-yet-spring night, but Gen F darlings Tanlines warmed us up with sunny selections from their new record Mixed Emotions.
A DAY of mixed emotions ended with Kilmarnock dedicating their win over Motherwell to heartbroken team-mate Liam Kelly.
It is a very sensitive situation so if I am offered the job and I accept it, I'll have mixed emotions.
SHANE WILLIAMS admitted his last-gasp try against Australia had been a dream end to his international career, but was left with mixed emotions as Wales fell to a 24-18 Millennium Stadium defeat in his 87th and final Test.
There are mixed emotions being felt around the sporting world this week -- England (both football and rugby) never failing to disappoint, offset by an abundance of joy in France, Wales, Australia and New Zealand.