What does ambitious mean?

Definitions for ambitious
æmˈbɪʃ əsam·bi·tious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambitious(adj)

    having a strong desire for success or achievement

  2. ambitious, challenging(adj)

    requiring full use of your abilities or resources

    "ambitious schedule"; "performed the most challenging task without a mistake"

Wiktionary

  1. ambitious(Adjective)

    Possessing, or controlled by ambition; greatly or inordinately desirous of power, honor, office, superiority, or distinction.

  2. ambitious(Adjective)

    Strongly desirousfollowed by "of" or the infinitive; as, ambitious to be or to do something.

  3. ambitious(Adjective)

    Springing from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition; showy; aspiring.

    an ambitious style

  4. Origin: From ambitious, from *, from ambitiosus, from ambitio; see ambition. Compare with French ambitieux.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ambitious(adj)

    possessing, or controlled by, ambition; greatly or inordinately desirous of power, honor, office, superiority, or distinction

  2. Ambitious(adj)

    strongly desirous; -- followed by of or the infinitive; as, ambitious to be or to do something

  3. Ambitious(adj)

    springing from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition; showy; aspiring; as, an ambitious style

  4. Origin: [L. ambitiosus: cf. F. ambitieux. See Ambition.]

Editors Contribution

  1. ambitious

    An innate human quality of being motivated to achieve and succeed.

    All our family are ambitious, each with a different ambitions and motivated to success.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 11, 2015  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ambitious' in Adjectives Frequency: #748

How to pronounce ambitious?

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How to say ambitious in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ambitious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ambitious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of ambitious in a Sentence

  1. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    That is the goal. Its ambitious.

  2. Krzysztof Sedzikowski:

    The plan is ambitious, but realistic.

  3. Katie Leonberger:

    We were young, ambitious and idealistic.

  4. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Statesmen are grocers, ambitious clowns.

  5. Van Beurden:

    Nobody else comes close, it is seriously ambitious.

Images & Illustrations of ambitious

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