Synonyms of ambitious in English:

ambitious


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adjective

1‘he was an exceptionally energetic, ambitious, and intelligent politician’

SYNONYMS

aspiring, determined, forceful, pushy, enterprising, pioneering, progressive, eager, motivated, driven, enthusiastic, energetic, zealous, committed, go-ahead, go-getting, purposeful, assertive, aggressive, hungry, power-hungry

informal on the make

ANTONYMS

unambitious, lazy

2‘he was ambitious to make it to the top’

SYNONYMS

eager, determined, enthusiastic, desirous, anxious, hungry, impatient, striving, yearning, longing, wishing, itching, dying, hoping, avid, hankering

intent on

informal raring

3‘an ambitious task’

SYNONYMS

difficult, exacting, demanding, formidable, challenging, hard, arduous, onerous, tough, stiff, strenuous

bold, grandiose, extravagant, monumental

informal killing, hellish

British informal knackering

archaic toilsome

ANTONYMS

unambitious, easy, modest