Pronunciation of Ambitious
/ambˈɪʃəs/, /ambˈɪʃəs/, /a_m_b_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə_s/
Antonyms for ambitious:
Synonyms for ambitious:
sedulous, stout, persevering, resolute, dedicated, earnest, unbroken, intent, single-minded, persistent, hell-bent, dogged, untiring, insistent, strong-minded, steely, strong-willed, indomitable, strenuous, resolved, undeterred, unflinching, vaulting, bullheaded, relentless, uncompromising, heroic, pertinacious, unwavering, unswerving, unbowed, purposeful, tough-minded, stoutly, unstoppable, emulous.
desiring success (adjective)
requiring great effort, ability (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for ambitious:
- She resolved that she would not be indebted to her ambitious rival for aid. - "Henry IV, Makers of History", John S. C. Abbott.
- If you love me, be ambitious for me. - "The Spinners", Eden Phillpotts.
- Thy Cinq- Mars is an ambitious youth, who has lost himself. - "Cinq Mars, Complete", Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009.