noun see ambitious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ambitiousness — Am*bi tious*ness ([a^]m*b[i^]sh [u^]s*n[e^]s), n. The quality of being ambitious; ambition; pretentiousness. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ambitiousness — ambitious ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or showing ambition. 2) intended to meet a high standard and therefore difficult to achieve. DERIVATIVES ambitiously adverb ambitiousness noun …   English terms dictionary

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  • ambitiousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A strong desire to achieve something: ambition, aspiration, emulation. See DESIRE …   English dictionary for students

  • ambitiousness — n. state of having aspirations; pretentiousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ambitiousness — noun a strong drive for success • Syn: ↑ambition • Derivationally related forms: ↑ambitious, ↑ambitious (for: ↑ambition), ↑ambition (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ambition — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. purpose, wish, hope, desire, intention; aspiration, goal, end; resolve; zeal. See desire. Ant., indifference, satisfaction. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Eager deSire] Syn. aspiration, ambitiousness, drive,… …   English dictionary for students

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