ambitious Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective having a strong desire for success or achievement
adjective satellite requiring full use of your abilities or resources
- ambitious schedule
- performed the most challenging task without a mistake
Possessing, or controlled by, ambition; greatly or inordinately desirous of power, honor, office, superiority, or distinction.
Yet Brutus says he was ambitious, And Brutus is an honorable man. Shak.
Strongly desirous; -- followed by of or the infinitive; as,. ambitiousto be or to do something
I was not ambitious of seeing this ceremony. Evelyn.
Studious of song, and yet ambitious not to sing in vain. Cowper.
Springing from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition; showy; aspiring; as, an. ambitiousstyle
A giant statue . . . Pushed by a wild and artless race, From off wide, ambitious base. Collins.
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