of two minds

of two minds

Simultaneously holding two competing or contradictory beliefs, views, opinions, etc.; considering two options equally. I'm really of two minds about higher education. On one hand, a degree is required for most jobs, but, on the other, it's far too expensive for the value.
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of two minds (about someone or something)

Fig. holding conflicting opinions about someone or something; being undecided about someone or something. I am of two minds about whether I should go to the convention.
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Thus lightly was the notorious (and at the same time mysterious) Monsieur George brought into the world; out of the contact of two minds which did not give a single thought to his flesh and blood.
Hilbery was of two minds, and a thick packet of manuscript was shelved for further consideration.
So the two stood bandying hard words, whereon the Achaeans sprang to their feet with a cry that rent the air, and were of two minds as to what they should do.
Minister for Education Peter Chandler has met and listened to one of the hopeful finalists, Of Two Minds a 5 piece all female rock/pop band from Nightcliff Middle School.
Im really excited for the finals next week and it was great to watch Of Two Minds rehearse their performance, Mr Chandler said.
A celebration of the union of two minds from different eras if you will S.
Sistersville's new mayor (the second woman to hold the job in the town's history) is of two minds about the law.
We are of two minds, he asserts, so of course must have a two-strand theory of mind.
In short, South Koreans seem to be of two minds when it comes to foreign investors.
Darren said: "Meeting Dervla was like a meeting of two minds.
This is really what it feels like to be of two minds about one place, and it isn't comfortable.
English is not the only European language to be of two minds about the impulse to attack works of art.
As I've said before, I'm of two minds about Doom and its successors.
Scientists are of two minds, for example, concerning the development of the early hominid brain.