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ambivalence-noun  [am-biv-uh-luhns]
uncertainty or fluctuation, esp. when caused by inability to make a choice or by a simultaneous desire to say or do two opposite or conflicting things.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ambivalence

Her ambivalence, shown by her nervous habit of biting her nails, was caused by the fact the two colleges she really wanted to attend both accepted her.
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