Ambitious - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |æmˈbɪʃəs|  American pronunciation of the word ambitious
Brit.  |amˈbɪʃəs|  British pronunciation of the word ambitious


- requiring full use of your abilities or resources(syn: challenging)

ambitious schedule


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.

An ambitious mind wants success.

This ambitious attempt ended in failure.

Alfred was intensely ambitious, obsessed with the idea of becoming rich.

mothers who are highly ambitious for their children (=who want their children to be successful)

He's very ambitious, and I mean that as a compliment. ambitious project to develop the city's waterfront... ambitious young man with a remarkably detailed blueprint for becoming a millionaire by the age of 25... industrialist who remains an eidolon of the visionary and ambitious self-made man...

...a big, teeming metropolis where ambitious people from all over come to make their mark... insincere and ruthlessly ambitious scamp who was willing to do anything to win the reality show's grand prize...

This was an ambitious project, and a number of us felt some trepidation about the possible results.

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