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Definition 1: having a strong desire for success or achievement - [adjective denoting all]

(ambitious is similar to ...) marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative

"an aggressive young executive" "a pushful insurance agent"

(ambitious is similar to ...) desiring or striving for recognition or advancement

(ambitious is similar to ...) strongly motivated to succeed

(ambitious is similar to ...) unfulfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition

(ambitious is similar to ...) excessively ambitious

(means also ...) marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects

"an enterprising foreign policy" "an enterprising young man likely to go far"

(... are attributes of ambitious) a strong drive for success

Definition 2: requiring full use of your abilities or resources - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ambitious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ambitious schedule
  • performed the most challenging task without a mistake

Synonyms for ambitious in the sense of this definition

(ambitious is similar to ...) not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

"a difficult task" "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access" "difficult times" "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"

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