Ambitious synonyms

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Having more importance than others; principal:
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The definition of determined is someone with their mind made up about something.
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Characterized by ambition
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Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
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The definition of intent is being focused on something.
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Hard, not easy, requiring much effort.
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The definition of ardent is a deep level of enthusiasm or passion.
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Intended to attract notice.
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Having a strong desire; craving
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The definition of arduous is a way of describing something that is extremely tiring and difficult.
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Striving for or desirous of reaching some (usually lofty) goal
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Ambitious to an excessive degree.
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Characterized by ambition
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In a state of satisfaction.
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Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm.
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Requiring the full application of one's abilities, attention, or resources:
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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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That pushes forward; pressing, driving.
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Characterized by ambition
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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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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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Not particularly good or bad, large or small, right or wrong, etc.; fair, average, etc.
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Ready to accept or acquiesce; willing:
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desiring success
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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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Conniving; crafty.
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Given to forming schemes or plots; crafty, tricky, deceitful, etc.
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Showing signs of advancement and ambitious development:
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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 zealous is having passionate energy for a belief or purpose.
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Taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit.
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Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
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Advancing or likely to advance in economic and social standing:
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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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Reaching too far; exaggerated:
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Having little ambition for success or achievement
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Showing initiative and willingness to undertake new projects:
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Characterized or prompted by a spirit of rivalry.
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Making claims, explicit or implicit, to some distinction, importance, dignity, or excellence
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Of or relating to energy.
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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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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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Characterized by ambition
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Living or characterized by the exploitation of others for personal gain:
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Characterized by ambition
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Characterized by ambition
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(Idiomatic) Actively seeking a romantic encounter or relationship.
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Arrogant; haughty.
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The definition of lackadaisical is someone lacking spirit or interest.
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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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Attracting attention in a gaudy or flashy way
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Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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Experiencing a desire or need for food.
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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, , grand, determined, emulous of fame, unassuming, intent, difficult, ardent, ostentatious and thirsty.