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Blessing and Curse
Looking for a single word.
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2013/01/23
6:48am
barb2174
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Life is full of experiences and objects that are both a blessing and curse.  Is there a single word – adjective or noun – that indicates when something is a blessing and curse?  I’ve been searching reverse dictionaries and the internet with no luck.

2013/01/23
7:50am
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Ambivalent may come close.

2013/01/23
12:16pm
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How about bittersweet? Or possibly muddled?

And if you just want a synonym, and don’t restrict it to a single word: double-edged sword.

 

2013/01/23
6:25pm
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Or even mixed blessing.

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