Definition of yin–yang
1 : of, relating to, symbolizing, or being the Chinese principles of yin and yang
2 : being or comprising opposite and especially complementary elements … interpolates these lushly described private experiences into a universal, yin-yang system of good and evil, nature and technology, intuition and intellect, being and becoming. — Diane McWhorter, New York Times Book Review, 1 May 1983
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