mixed blessing

noun

: something that is good in some ways and bad in other ways
Living next to your in-laws can be a mixed blessing.

Examples of mixed blessing in a Sentence

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“Mixed blessing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixed%20blessing. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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