HyperDic: ambitious

English > 2 senses of the word ambitious:
ADJECTIVEallambitioushaving a strong desire for success / success or achievement
allambitious, challengingrequiring full use of your abilities or resources
ambitious > pronunciation
Soundsaembih'shahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > ambitious: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a strong desire for success / success or achievement.
Attribute ofambition, ambitiousnessA strong drive for success / success
Narroweraspirant, aspiring, wishfuldesiring or striving for recognition or advancement
compulsive, determined, drivenstrongly motivated to succeed
manque, would-beunfulfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition
overambitiousexcessively ambitious
pushful, pushymarked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
See alsoenterprisingmarked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects
Oppositeunambitious, ambitionlessHaving little desire for success / success or achievement
Spanishambicioso
Catalanambiciós
Nounsambition, ambitiousnessa strong drive for success / success
Adverbsambitiouslywith ambition
English > ambitious: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrequiring full use of your abilities or resources.
Example"ambitious schedule"
Synonymchallenging
Broaderdifficult, hardnot easy
Spanishambicioso, exigente
Nounsambitiona cherished desire

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