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ambitendency

[ am-bi-ten-duhn-see ]
/ ˌæm bɪˈtɛn dən si /
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noun, plural am·bi·tend·en·cies.Psychology.

ambivalence, especially when acted out; a tendency to contradictory behavior arising from conflicting impulses.

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