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 Bishop-elect of Iba, Zambales admitted having mixed emotions, following his appointment by the pope.
Duff will feel mixed emotions this weekend - and is preparing for banter with fans in his ambassador role ahead of the fifth-round tie at Pittodrie.
Mahirap po talaga eh, it's beyond words, hindi ko siya mai-explain, mixed emotions, wala kasing lukso ng dugo eh, then down the line, there's this one day I realized, kamukha ko talaga 'yung anak ko,' he said.
At least Stacey has another, slightly more unlikely, champion as Shabnam tries to find her a place in a motherand-baby unit - although she does have mixed emotions when Martin asks Kush to keep an eye on little Arthur.
At least Stacey has another, slightly more unlikely, champion as Shabnam tries to find her a place in a motherand- baby unit - although she does have mixed emotions when Martin asks Kush to keep an eye on little Arthur.
Phil upstages the engaged couple by collapsing; and, left, Shabnam has mixed emotions when Martin asks Kush to keep an eye on little Arthur
The dichotomy of shiny entertainment against urban decay has always caused mixed emotions.
Larsen and McGraw (2011) also confirmed that positive and negative moods could independently exist in consciousness simultaneously and result in mixed emotions.
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.
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.
It is a very sensitive situation so if I am offered the job and I accept it, I'll have mixed emotions.