Definition of mixed blessing in English:

mixed blessing

Syllabification: mixed bless·ing


  • A situation or thing that has disadvantages as well as advantages: having children so early in their marriage was a mixed blessing
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    • Increasingly, gay marriage has received such mixed blessings from communities of color.
    • Marriage can be a mixed blessing, a fact that is perhaps reflected in the country's rising divorce rate.
    • Winter also had the mixed blessings of dark mornings and early sunsets.

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a small amount; a little