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.
I'M sat here, reflecting on the opening day draw with Palace with mixed emotions.
I'M SAT here, reflecting on the opening-day draw with Palace with mixed emotions.
Police have pledged to continue the fight against illegal drugs despite "mixed emotions" about the issue.
Former Sunderland forward Darren Bent says he experienced 'mixed emotions' when his goal for Burton Albion helped relegate the Black Cats to League One last season.
'I have mixed emotions at this point but I'm definitely feeling good,' said Boonraksasat.
"Shiloh and Zahara's night out with Millie Bobby Brown brought up mixed emotions for Brad," an alleged source told the site.
While Town battled superbly and were undone only by an 83rd-minute strike from Lucas Torreira, Wagner had mixed emotions because of the injuries and because Town's team play did not earn a reward.
I FELT mixed emotions in response to the recent remembrance events.
Amanda told the Paisley Daily Express that finally being able to plan the long-awaited funeral had brought Mixed emotions.
Rain or Shine (ROS) guard Chris Tiu has mixed emotions on the brawl that marred the Philippines and Australia Monday night at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.
JERMAIN Defoe said he feels blessed to receive a royal honour - but described it as a time of mixed emotions following the death of his young friend Bradley Lowery.
KARACHI -- Pakistanis have received the Islamabad High Court's recent verdict on foreign minister Khawaja Asif's disqualification with mixed emotions. It is both disappointing and satisfying at the same time that legal actions are being taken against members of the ruling party for their misconduct and wrongdoing.
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.