Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Devoid of ambition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Devoid of ambition.

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  • adjective Without ambition or motivation

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  • adjective having little desire for success or achievement

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I do ask you to believe that I have them, that they are real, and that my being what you termed ambitionless and a country loafer is not my condition from choice.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine

  • A cat's life can be rather ambitionless, chilled-out, aloof, unbothered -- a seemingly endless reverie with relatively few highs and lows -- but there comes a point when a cat must start sniffing out departure zones.

    Important topics discussed

  • I will be an English teacher, a role model [for tiny Korean children whose dream involves a happily ambitionless jaunt across many continents] and perhaps a Go master.

    Test entry

  • As a Generation Y-er, I can vouch that my generation is nowhere near as ambitionless, apolitical, and apathetic as detractors try to peg us.

    Liz Funk: The Devil Wears Abercrombie

  • And I hate the fact that they still think that I am an ambitionless moron.

    hamletwildie Diary Entry

  • This is because everyone on the West Coast is an ambitionless vegetable addicted to marijuana.

    GENERATION S.L U.T.

  • This is because everyone on the West Coast is an ambitionless vegetable addicted to marijuana.

    GENERATION S.L U.T.

  • This is because everyone on the West Coast is an ambitionless vegetable addicted to marijuana.

    GENERATION S.L U.T.

  • Existence had settled back to an ambitionless normality.

    This Side of Paradise

  • I was so grateful that I asked her to marry me, though I found her dull company, ambitionless, too much of a shouter, a hitter.

    Middlesex

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