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mixed blessing

Syllabification: mixed bless·ing

Definition of mixed blessing in English:

noun

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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