What's a word for the feeling of liking something, but not liking it at the same time? I love the way the Spanish speak, but it bothers me at the same time. I've looked through and dictionaries asked teachers, but i can't seem to find the right word. I would really appreciate the help, thank you.

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    You have a love-hate relationship with Spanish. Feb 16, 2015 at 20:48
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    You are ambivalent about it. Feb 16, 2015 at 20:50
  • @JamesMcLeod This should be made an answer. Feb 16, 2015 at 21:05

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Ambivalent is appropriate.


having mixed feelings about someone or something; being unable to choose between two (usually opposing) courses of action: The whole family was ambivalent about the move to the suburbs. (dictionary.reference.com)

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