Ambitious Definition

Full of, characterized by, or motivated by ambition.
American Heritage
Full of or showing ambition.
Webster's New World
Greatly desirous; eager.
American Heritage
Greatly desirous (of something); eager for.
Webster's New World
Requiring or showing much effort; challenging.
An ambitious schedule.
American Heritage

Origin of Ambitious

  • From Middle English ambitious, from Old French *ambitieus, from Latin ambitiosus, from ambitio; see ambition. Compare with French ambitieux.

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