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Synonyms for ambitiousæmˈbɪʃ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambitious(adj)

    having a strong desire for success or achievement

    Synonyms:
    challenging

    Antonyms:
    shiftless, easy, unambitious, ambitionless

  2. ambitious, challenging(adj)

    requiring full use of your abilities or resources

    Synonyms:
    challenging, intriguing, ambitious, thought-provoking

    Antonyms:
    unambitious, shiftless, ambitionless, easy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ambitious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    aspiring, eager for superiority, eager for distinction or fame

  2. ambitious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    showy, pretentious

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List of paraphrases:

far-reaching, aspirational, challenging, bold


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