ambitious definition

  • adjective:
    • high in, described as, or motivated by ambition.
    • Significantly desirous; eager: "I'm Not bold of ridicule” ( Edmund Burke).
    • needing or showing much energy; challenging: an ambitious schedule.
    • Possessing, or controlled by aspiration; significantly or inordinately desirous of energy, honor, company, superiority, or distinction.
    • Strongly desirous—followed by "of" or even the infinitive; since, committed to be or even to take action.
    • Springing from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition; showy; aspiring.
    • Possessing, or managed by, ambition; considerably or inordinately desirous of power, honor, company, superiority, or difference.
    • highly desirous; -- followed by of and/or infinitive.
    • Springing from, characterized by, or showing, aspiration; showy; aspiring.
    • requiring complete usage of your abilities or resources
    • having a powerful desire to have success or success
  • others:
    • Characterized by or possessing ambition; excitedly or inordinately desirous of getting power, superiority, or difference.
    • Strongly desirous; eager: with of (formerly concerning) or an infinitive.
    • Springing from or indicating aspiration.
    • For this reason Showy; pretentious: because, an ambitious design; bold decoration.

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