mixed emotions


: conflicting feelings or emotions
I have mixed emotions about doing this.
He had mixed emotions about the end of his trip.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There’s no one that Jeff can really talk to confide in or explain his mixed emotions. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 24 Mar. 2023 Following Paul’s conviction and Ruben’s acquittal on October 18, 2022, Smart’s family expressed mixed emotions and thanked prosecutors and investigators for their efforts. Travis Caldwell, CNN, 10 Mar. 2023 The plan was received with mixed emotions by Amazonians, who like most of America don’t see eye to eye on the issue of remote vs. hybrid vs. in-office work. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 28 Feb. 2023 Feeling mixed emotions about treatments Treating Crohn’s can involve steroids, injections, infusion treatments, immunosuppressant meds, and surgeries. Julia Ries, SELF, 21 Feb. 2023 Many players are obviously carrying mixed emotions about the situation. Gary Washburn, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Feb. 2023 Jessop felt mixed emotions when players offered to chip in. Staff Writer Follow, Los Angeles Times, 16 Feb. 2023 Kanaan pushed through the mixed emotions of coming up just short in a late-race restart in the 2022 500, yet nailing his best finish (third) since his 2013 win. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, 15 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Mixed emotions.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixed%20emotions. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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