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Definition of "conflicted" []

  • Usage Problem Made uneasy by conflicting impulses. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "conflicted" in a sentence
  • "The term conflicted is defined as a "mental struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, wishes, or external or internal demands.""
  • "Many Americans whom I know and love, including many current supporters of President Bush, remain conflicted over both his ultimate intentions in Iraq as well as domestic curtailment of civil liberties."
  • "His wings droop in conflicted emotion. - kleer001] (The little flying saucers thrown like discuses (discii?) by Trisuron will crash into miniature buildings like "Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers") 1 comment or Leave a comment"