Ambitious synonyms

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The definition of determined is someone with their mind made up about something.
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Intended to attract notice.
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The definition of intent is being focused on something.
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Having a strong desire; craving
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That pushes forward; pressing, driving.
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Ambitious to an excessive degree.
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Hard, not easy, requiring much effort.
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Having more importance than others; principal:
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The definition of ardent is a deep level of enthusiasm or passion.
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Striving for or desirous of reaching some (usually lofty) goal
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Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
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Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement.
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The definition of zealous is having passionate energy for a belief or purpose.
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Showing signs of advancement and ambitious development:
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The definition of hopeful is feeling or giving a positive or optimistic attitude about some event or about the future.
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Advancing or likely to advance in economic and social standing:
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Reaching too far; exaggerated:
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Arrogant; haughty.
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Causing little or no pain:
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Requiring much endurance, strength, or patience.
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Having or expressing desire; desiring:
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Of or relating to energy.
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Showing enterprise; full of energy and initiative; willing to undertake new projects
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Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm.
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Making claims, explicit or implicit, to some distinction, importance, dignity, or excellence
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Attracting attention in a gaudy or flashy way
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Capable of developing in various ways, as the cells of an embryo that are not yet specialized; undifferentiated
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Having little ambition for success or achievement
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Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
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Happy enough with what one has or is; not desiring something more or different; satisfied
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In a state of satisfaction.
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desiring success
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The definition of facile is something that uses little effort or is easy to do.
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Full of ambition
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Requiring the full application of one's abilities, attention, or resources:
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(Botany, of a plant) That climbs; that grows upwards by gripping onto a surface.
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Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade:
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Ardent in the pursuit of an object; eager to obtain or do; zealous with sincerity; with hearty endeavour; heartfelt; fervent; hearty; — used in a good sense; as, earnest prayers.
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The definition of industrious is someone who is hardworking, dedicated and a problem solver.
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Piled up or carried along by a current:
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Experiencing a desire or need for food.
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Conniving; crafty.
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Given to forming schemes or plots; crafty, tricky, deceitful, etc.
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Capable or clever; able to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use; using materials at hand wisely or efficiently.
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Living or characterized by the exploitation of others for personal gain:
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(Idiomatic) Actively seeking a romantic encounter or relationship.
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The definition of arduous is a way of describing something that is extremely tiring and difficult.
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The definition of formidable is something that causes fear and is difficult to overcome.
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The definition of lackadaisical is someone lacking spirit or interest.
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Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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Taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit.
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Having or showing enthusiasm; ardent
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(Of wind, rain, etc): That drives forcefully; strong; forceful; violent
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Having or marked by keen interest and enthusiasm:
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(Informal) Attractive or stylish:
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Of or pertaining to such a person or way of life
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Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
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Synonym Study

  • Emulous suggests ambition characterized by a competitive desire to equal or surpass another
  • Enterprising implies an energetic readiness to take risks or undertake new projects in order to succeed
  • Aspiring suggests a striving to reach some lofty end regarded as somewhat beyond one's normal expectations an aspiring young poet
  • Ambitious implies a striving for advancement, wealth, fame, etc., and is used with both favorable and unfavorable connotations
Find another word for ambitious. In this page you can discover 77 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ambitious, like: high flying, determined, , ostentatious, intent, striving, thirsty, pushing, emulous of fame, overambitious and difficult.