Ambitious (adjective)

  1. Having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed.
  2. Having a strong desire to achieve a particular goal.


Derived from the noun "ambition" which comes from the latin word "ambitionem" meaning "a desire for glory, honor or distinction".


  1. She is an ambitious young woman with a clear career path.
  2. He has ambitious plans for the future of the company.
  3. She is an ambitious person who always strives to achieve her goals.
  4. The company is ambitious to expand into new markets.
  5. He is an ambitious student with a strong desire to excel in his studies.
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