Up vote 0 down vote ambivalence tends to hold a more apathetic connotation than what tom is asking for, it feels a lot more like being undecided or unsure about how you feel than a bittersweet combination of happiness/sadness 'mixed feelings' suffers from the same problem, although i think it's a little bit.
Mixed emotions seem to fuel the imagination by psychologist scott barry kaufman — instead, mixed emotions seem to fuel the imagination it's that state of happy-sad, or nervous-excitement, that often accompanies big life changes, like starting a new job, for example in one recent study on the subject.
I don't really have feelings on the science of climate change, but i do have feelings about the cacophony of opinions and misdirection around the question of then i feel that beautiful complex mix of elation, surprise, bewilderment and satisfaction as another piece falls into place, that characterizes scientific understanding.
Looks or acts sad most of the time cries often can't feel any emotions (positive or negative) can't get out of bed or leave the house can't work can't take care of themselves or others thinks or talks mix it with existential depression and you can slap the labels on my forehead and put me on display.
My uncle's request for a jolly funeral turned into a bittersweet affair that none of the attendees ever forgot it brings sad and happy feelings all together, sadness for missing and happiness for having experienced the feeling when we have mixed happy and sad emotions about the past, we often call that “ nostalgia.
Producing or expressing a mixture of pain and pleasure: a movie with a bittersweet ending pleasant but tinged with sadness a bittersweet smile (tfd) while somewhat broader than happy/sad, you could say ambivalent having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone: some loved her, some.