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Synonyms for ambitious
æmˈbɪʃ əsam·bi·tious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambitiousadjective

    having a strong desire for success or achievement


    shiftless, easy, unambitious, ambitionless

  2. ambitious, challengingadjective

    requiring full use of your abilities or resources

    "ambitious schedule"; "performed the most challenging task without a mistake"

    challenging, intriguing, thought-provoking

    unambitious, shiftless, ambitionless, easy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ambitiousadjective

    aspiring, eager for superiority, eager for distinction or fame

  2. ambitiousadjective

    showy, pretentious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ambitiousadjective

    aspiring, emulous, desirous, showy, pretentious, ostentatious

    unambitious, indifferent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ambitious":

    far-reaching, aspirational, challenging, bold

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How to use ambitious in a sentence?

  1. Arias Canete:

    The EU will fight for a very ambitious deal. When you have 196 parties, the easy way out is to agree a minimalistic agreement, we will work day and night to have an ambitious agreement that is fit for purpose.

  2. Donald Trump:

    (Rubio) announced he was going to run because he's overly ambitious, too young -- and I have better hair than he does, right?

  3. Jomo Sundaram:

    I don't think it's all that ambitious to eliminate hunger.

  4. Senate Democrats:

    It's an ambitious deadline, absolutely. But the hard work put in by senators and staff means that Senate Democrats are on the right track to get it done.

  5. Harjeet Singh:

    When the world is changing so fast, and we are facing a lot of disasters, unless we have some very ambitious targets, we won't be able to fix things.

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