ambivalence - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ambivalence
matches with "ambulance" . In case of severe emergency, inside an ambulance, you have mixed emotions.. bachega ya nahi!
ambivalence ~ am (I) + bi (both) + value; I value both sides and hence have mixed feelings.
ambi = two and valance = place,state(Consider atomic model where last shell is called valance shell, a place for electron )
ambi(multiple) + valence(valency > Reactivity of an atom) >>> if a person can react in different or many manners on a same issue, he has mixed feelings about that issue..
The coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, object, or idea. Uncertainty or indecisiveness as to which course to follow. Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/ambivalence#