a : having or controlled by ambition <an ambitious young executive>
b : having a desire to achieve a particular goal : aspiring <ambitious for power>
: resulting from, characterized by, or showing ambition <an ambitious film>
— am·bi·tious·ly adverb
— am·bi·tious·ness noun
Examples of AMBITIOUS
- The company was created by two very ambitious young men in the early 1900s.
- This 500-page book is her most ambitious effort yet.
- Your plans for the future are very ambitious.
- It was too ambitious a task for just one person.
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