adjective \kən-ˈflik-təd\

: having or showing feelings that disagree with one another

Full Definition of CONFLICTED

:  experiencing or marked by ambivalence or a conflict especially of emotions <this unhappy and conflicted modern woman — John Updike> <conflicted feelings>

Examples of CONFLICTED

  1. She was still conflicted about her ex-husband's remarriage.
  2. <I'm conflicted about the prospect of our only child going away to college.>

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adjective \kən-ˈflik-təd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONFLICTED

: having or experiencing emotional conflict <working women were much more conflicted about working than full-time mothers were about staying home—People>


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