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Having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed,
  1. Having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed
    • - his mother was hard-working and ambitious for her four children
  2. (of a plan or piece of work) Intended to satisfy high aspirations and therefore difficult to achieve
    • - the scope of the book is very ambitious
    • - an ambitious enterprise

  1. having a strong desire for success or achievement
  2. requiring full use of your abilities or resources; "ambitious schedule"; "performed the most challenging task without a mistake"
  3. (ambitiously) with ambition; in an ambitious and energetic manner; "she pursued her goals ambitiously"
  4. (ambition) have as one's ambition
  5. (Ambitiousness) Ambition is the desire for personal achievement. It provides the motivation and determination necessary to help give direction to life. Ambitious people seek to be the best at what they choose to do for attainment, power, or superiority. ...
  6. (Ambition (album)) Originally released on Atlantic Records in 1987, Ambition is former Styx guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw's third solo album release. It was produced by Terry Thomas (from the rock band, Charlie) and has a very fluid and melodic sound with rich synthesizer chords and sequences. ...
  7. (Ambition (Miz)) "Ambition" is Miz's second and final single under her full name, Mizuki Watanabe. It was used as the opening theme for Kouklo Theatro, also known as Eternal Eyes a Playstation game published by Sunsoft. This single is now out of print.
  8. (Ambition (Pepper)) Pink Crustaceans and Good Vibrations is the 5th studio album from Pepper released on July 22, 2008. The title is taken from a fictional album recorded by "Coconut Pete" in the Broken Lizard film Club Dread. The album is produced by Paul Leary. Keyboards by Ronnie King.
  9. (Ambitions (song)) "Ambitions" is an English language massive 2009 hit in Norway for the Norwegian band Donkeyboy, their debut single, taken from their debut album Caught In a Life.
  10. Possessing, or controlled by ambition; greatly or inordinately desirous of power, honor, office, superiority, or distinction; Strongly desirous—followed by "of" or the infinitive; as, ambitious to be or to do something; Springing from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition; showy; aspiring
  11. (ambition) An eager or inordinate desire for some object that confers distinction, as preferment, honor, superiority, political power, or literary fame; desire to distinguish one's self from other people; A desire, as in (1), for another person to achieve these things; The purported pathway to a ...
  12. (Ambition) An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead. Ambrose Bierce, The Cynic's Word Book (1906), subsequently titled The Devil's Dictionary
  13. (Ambition) Keeping an eye on the future, always trying to improve oneself. Interest and spirit sometimes outweigh natural ability.
  14. (Ambition) One's goal and desires in life (i.e. career goals).
  15. (Ambition) The object of desire and effort; a goal. In this case, to create the first "knowledge central" for tax policy, "a single source of rigorously peer reviewed but highly readable information on the key issues of public finance."
  16. Term used to describe a writer who attempts to break or at least significantly modify one of the key rules of screenwriting.
  17. wanting to succeed: "He's ambitious and wants to lead the company."