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pushing

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pushing

  1. 1 having a strong desire for personal advancement among the young associates at the law firm, he was unmistakably the most pushing Synonyms of pushing aspiring, go-getting, hard-driving, ambitious, self-seekingWords Related to pushing determined, diligent, driving, dynamic, enterprising, gung ho, hungry, hustling, industrious, motivated, scrappy, venturesome, venturous; animated, lively, spirited; ardent, avid, eager, energetic, impassioned, keen, raring, vigorous; aggressive, assertive, high-flying, opportunistic, overambitious, pretentious, pushy, self-assertive; competing, competitive, rival, rivalrousNear Antonyms of pushing apathetic, disinterested, indifferent, uneager, unenthusiastic, unexcited, uninterested; casual, easygoing, lackadaisical, lazyish; halfhearted, lukewarm, tepid; lazy, lethargic, listless, shiftless, sluggish, spiritless; unaggressive, unassertiveAntonyms of pushing ambitionless, unambitious

  2. 2 thrusting oneself where one is not welcome or invited the sort of sycophantic, pushing man on the make that everyone loves to hate Synonyms of pushing busy, interfering, intruding, meddlesome, meddling, nosy (or nosey), obtrusive, officious, presuming, presumptuous, protrusive, prying, intrusive, pushy, snoopyWords Related to pushing bold, brazen, bumptious, impertinent, impudent, insolent, rude; invading, trespassing; curious, inquisitive; annoying, harassing, pestiferous; overbearing, superserviceableNear Antonyms of pushing hands-off; uninvolved; quiet, reclusive, reserved, reticent, retiring, silent, taciturn, withdrawn; inhibited, restrained, subduedAntonyms of pushing unobtrusive



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