Mixed meaning

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Blended together into one unit or mass.

Mixed baby formula.

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Crossbred.

Dog of a mixed breed.

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Consisting or made up of a variety of different entities.

A mixed wardrobe; a mixed salad.

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Both favorable and unfavorable.

I have mixed feelings about the new ownership.

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Relating to or made up of people of different races or social classes.

People of mixed backgrounds.

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Made up of, intended for, or open to people of different sexes.

Always polite in mixed company; a mixed dormitory.

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Joined or mingled in a single mass or compound; blended.
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Made up of different or incongruous parts, groups, elements, classes, races, etc.
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Confused; muddled.
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Consisting of or involving both sexes.

A mixed doubles match in tennis, a joke unsuitable for mixed company.

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Characterized by or consisting of both positive and negative features, judgments, etc.

Critical response to the movie was mixed; winning the lottery may be a mixed blessing.

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Market activity that is marked by some indices being up while others are down. For instance, if the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 are up, but the NASDAQ market is down, the market is mixed.
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Simple past tense and past participle of mix.
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Having two or more separate aspects.

I get a very mixed feeling from this puzzling painting.

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Not completely pure, tainted or adulterated.

My joy was somewhat mixed when my partner said she was pregnant: it's a lot of responsibility.

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Including both male(s) and female(s).

The tennis match was mixed with a boy and a girl on each side.

My son attends a mixed school, my daughter an all-girl grammar school.

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Stemming from two or more races or breeds.

The benefit dog show has both mixed and single-breed competitions.

Mixed blood can surprisingly produce inherited properties which neither parent showed.

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Origin of mixed

From mix, equivalent to mix +"Ž -ed. Compare Middle English mixid (“mixed", past participle), Old English miscode (“mixed", preterite). More at mix.