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Definition of the adjective ambitious
What does ambitious mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more ambitious / most ambitious
- having a strong desire for success or achievement
- requiring full use of your abilities or resources
Alternative definition of the adjective ambitious
- 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.
- "Ambitious" is a musical album of Manuel Sanchez.
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- "Ambitious" is a composition.
- music and lyrics by Nile Rodgers
- "AMBITIOUS" is a musical single of Dragon Ash.
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- "Ambitious" is a musical album of NS Yoon-G.
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"Ambitious" a.k.a. "Les Ambitieux" is a 2007 comedy film directed by Catherine Corsini.
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by Jo Owen
Being ambitious means being unreasonable, selectively. You have to push and stretch your team to achieve more than they believe is possible. This is not being mean to them: it is only by stretching them that they develop new skills and new ...
Encyclopedia of Leadership (2004)
by George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson, James MacGregor Burns
The noble Brutus Hath told you Caesar was ambitious: If it were so, it was a grievous fault, And grievously hath Caesar answer'd it. Here, under leave of Brutus and the rest— For Brutus is an honourable man; So are they all, all honourable ...
The Beauties of Shakespeare Being Elegant Extracts Carefully Selected from All His Plays: With a Dictionary of Obscure, Or Antiquated Words (1797)
Noble Brutus Hath told you Caesar was ambitious; If it were so, it was a grievous fault, - And grievously hath Caesar answer'd it. Here, under leave of Brutus, and the rest, For Brutus is an honourable man, - * So are they als, all honourable ...
A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)
We seem ambitious God's whole work t'undo. Donne. The neighb'ring monarch's by thy beauty led, -...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
Ambitious often implies inordinate, sometimes presumptuous, eagerness to advance oneself or to attain something beyond one's present reach; it may, in addition, connote aggressiveness in the pursuit of one's ends (the noble Brutus hath told ...
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This video is available for translation as part of the Conscious Meditation Foundation's Ambitious Project to have Tony Samara's words available in all ...
- Learning the Language of Bolivia's Ambitious Education Reform
Evo Morales is the first indigenous president of Bolivia, even though almost two-thirds of the country's population are indigenous. Upon entering the office, ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3B3I1T1I1O1U1S1
The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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