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.
Release date- 25072019 - MORGAN TO OVERSEE DEVELOPMENT OF FARMHAND AND OF TWO MINDS.
equities remain of two minds on the policy front even after the relief rally in Europe after the mixed message from the ECB saw the Euro Stoxx 50 surge 1.3% and the German DAX stage a peripheral-beating 1.6% rally.
The Pulitzer committee reportedly said Nguyen's book is "a layered immigrant tale told in the wry, confessional voice of a 'man of two minds' - and two countries, Vietnam and the United States."
A celebration of the union of two minds from different eras if you will S.M Shahid's autobiographical account invokes awe and inspiration.
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.
China is of two minds: Its economy relies on a stable supply of Middle Eastern oil, but also on U.S.
Duncan has penned three powerful essays for Sierras--"Man of Two Minds" (September/October 2000), "Salmon's Second Coming" (March/April 2000), and "The War for Norman's River" (May/June 1998)--all of which are in the honored book.
Darren said: "Meeting Dervla was like a meeting of two minds. It feels as if it was always meant to be."