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Definition of Ambitious

Ambitious

  1. Possessing, or controlled by, ambition; greatly or inordinately desirous of power, honor, office, superiority, or distinction.
  2. Strongly desirous; -- followed by of or the infinitive; as, ambitious to be or to do something.
  3. Springing from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition; showy; aspiring; as, an ambitious style.

Ambitious Quotations

I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent - a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident - that is very sexy - but at the same time, he's very kind to people.
Nicole Scherzinger

I just think a hustler's ambition is that I never stop. I start off hustling and said I'll never stop hustling. An ambitious hustler is the one to hustle the hustlers. When I grew up, my heroes were hustlers. Now I'm their hero.
Young Jeezy

I'm an ambitious person. I never consider myself in competition with anyone, and I'm not saying that from an arrogant standpoint, it's just that my journey started so, so long ago, and I'm still on it and I won't stand still.
Idris Elba

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
William Shakespeare

Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys.
Camille Paglia
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Ambitious Translations

ambitious in Dutch is ambitieus, eerzuchtig
ambitious in French is ambitieux
ambitious in German is ambitioniert, ehrgeizig, ehrgeizig
ambitious in Italian is ambizioso
ambitious in Portuguese is ambicioso
ambitious in Spanish is ambicioso
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