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1. ambitious

adjective. ['æmˈbɪʃəs'] having a strong desire for success or achievement.

Synonyms

  • aspiring
  • driven
  • aspirant
  • pushful
  • manque
  • compulsive
  • wishful
  • determined
  • ambitiousness
  • enterprising
  • pushy
  • ambition
  • overambitious

Antonyms

  • unambitious
  • voluntary
  • unmotivated
  • unneurotic

Etymology

  • ambitious (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Ambitious

  • superstitious
  • expeditious
  • surreptitious
  • repetitious
  • injudicious
  • suspicious
  • propitious
  • nutritious
  • fictitious
  • factitious
  • capricious
  • seditious
  • pernicious
  • malicious
  • judicious
  • delicious
  • auspicious
  • vicious

Sentences with ambitious


1. Adjective
For the ambitious who want to crack that seed, they'll find a little pepita.

Quotes about ambitious


1. I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.
- George W. Bush

2. Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
- Gustave Flaubert

3. I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent - a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident - that is very sexy - but at the same time, he's very kind to people.
- Nicole Scherzinger

2. ambitious

adjective. ['æmˈbɪʃəs'] requiring full use of your abilities or resources.

Synonyms

  • challenging
  • hard

Antonyms

  • undesirous
  • undetermined
  • unsettled

Etymology

  • ambitious (Middle English (1100-1500))
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