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Ambition

Antonyms for ambition:

laziness, idleness, lethargy.

Synonyms for ambition:

Sense 1

mettle, tenacity, initiative, persistence, dynamism, the law of the jungle, desire, staying power, vigor, calling, perseverance, perversity, backbone, stamina, moxie.

Sense 2

enterprise, grit, megalomania, energy, fix on.

Sense 3

fight, intent, resolve, determination, why.

Sense 4

direction, drive, meaning, commitment, resolution.

Sense 5

push.

Sense 6

spirit.

Sense 9

view.

Sense 11

call, end.

Sense 14

point.

Sense 17

mark.

aim

purpose.

Sense 2 (noun)

purpose.

Sense 3 (noun)

desire.

Sense 4 (noun)

intent, end, mark, view, why, point, design, meaning.

ambition (noun)

aspiration, ambitiousness, dream.

feeling (noun)

aspiration, dream.

intention (noun)

calculation, will, procedure, aim, agenda, forecast, scenario, object, scheme, intention, endeavor, idea, wish, proposal, goal, approach, consideration, strategy, policy, schedule, forethought, plan, prospectus, choice, expectation, contemplation.

pursuit (noun)

destination, mission, vocation, undertaking, search, lodestar, objective, life work, pursuit, aspiration, profession, quest, target.

something desired (noun)

goal, end, purpose, mark, aim, target, objective, intent, wish, dream.

strong desire for success (noun)

energy, enterprise, vigor, push, spirit, desire, aspiration, pretension, drive, initiative, emulation, moxie.

Usage examples for ambition:

  • Why do you say you had ambition?" - "Princess Maritza", Percy Brebner.
  • Has he any Ambition on the Side? - "Fables in Slang", George Ade.
  • I, myself, have had some ambition that way. - "The Story of a Mine", Bret Harte.

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