life's ambition

Definition of life's ambition

  1. :  the thing one most wants to do in one's life She finally achieved/realized/fulfilled her life's ambition when she started her own business.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model

  1. :  an ardent desire for rank, fame, or power

    :  desire to achieve a particular end

    :  the object of ambition

  1. :  to have as one's ambition :  desire

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