Ambivalent: adj. sensing two or more emotions and/or feelings simultaneously
Ambivalent emotions and/or feelings is when you are experiencing two or more at the same time. Feeling hope, fear, pride, and happiness simultaneously may exist when you are sending off offspring to college or a university on their own.
You may simultaneously feel pride that they have graduated to go on to higher education, you may hope that everything will go well, you are happy that they are finally leaving home, yet you also fear that they may get involved in binge drinking or the taking of mind altering drugs which will potentially hurt them in some way. These are four ambivalent feelings being experienced at the same time or simultaneously.
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