conflicted

conflicted
UK [ˌkənˈflɪktɪd] / US [ˌkənˈflɪktəd] adjective
unable to decide what your feelings or opinions are about something

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  • conflicted — [kən flikt′ed] adj. in a state or condition of emotional conflict …   English World dictionary

  • conflicted — adjective Date: 1914 experiencing or marked by ambivalence or a conflict especially of emotions < this unhappy and conflicted modern woman John Updike > < conflicted feelings > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conflicted — con|flict|ed [kənˈflıktıd] adj AmE be/feel conflicted (about sth) to be confused about what choice to make, especially when the decision involves strong beliefs or opinions ▪ Many mothers today feel conflicted about working outside the home …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conflicted — kənˈfliktə̇d, ˈkänˌfliktə̇d adjective Etymology: from past participle of conflict : experiencing or marked by ambivalence or a conflict especially of emotions this unhappy and conflicted modern woman John Updike conflicted feelings …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conflicted — Conflict Con*flict , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Conflicted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conflicting}.] [L. conflictus, p. p. of confligere to conflict (cf. conflictare); con + fligere to strike; cf. Gr. fli bein, qli bein, to press, L. flagrum whip.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conflicted — /keuhn flik tid/, adj. full of conflicting emotions or impulses: a situation that makes one feel very conflicted. [CONFLICT + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • conflicted — con·flict·ed kən flik təd adj having or experiencing emotional conflict <working women were much more conflicted about working than full time mothers were about staying home (People)> …   Medical dictionary

  • conflicted — /kənˈflɪktəd/ (say kuhn fliktuhd) verb 1. past tense and past participle of conflict. –adjective 2. placed in a situation which causes a conflict of interest. 3. experiencing mental conflict; torn: conflicted over an issue …  

  • Conflicted virtue — Als conflicted virtue (englisch konfliktbehaftete Tugend) bezeichnet man in der Volkswirtschaftslehre eine Situation, in der ein Land am Kapitalmarkt nicht in eigener Währung verleihen kann und daher Kredite in ausländischer Währung vergeben muss …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • conflicted — con|flic|ted [ ,kən flıktəd ] adjective unable to decide what your feelings or opinions are about something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • conflicted — con·flict || kÉ’nflɪkt n. clash, fight, quarrel v. oppose, disagree, quarrel, fight …   English contemporary dictionary

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