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- n. The state or quality of being ambitious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being ambitious; ambition; pretentiousness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being ambitious; ambition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a strong drive for success
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The "ambitiousness" - meter really undermines this.
Nearly 1,800 budding business owners responded, pitching ideas that displayed ambitiousness, earnestness, smarts and yes, even misguided drive and planning.
Because when George Bush got elected the second time you really felt helpless, and then with Obama there was this onrush of hope and ambitiousness, and then... we've been kind of disappointed.
I both applaud and laugh my ass off at the ambitiousness of summit in trying to get such top shelf directors for twilight.
Near 1,800 budding business owners responded, pitching ideas displaying ambitiousness, earnestness, smarts and yes, even misguided drive and planning.
Carrie Ann tells Maks not to smile WTF? and likes the ambitiousness of the lifts, but not the story behind them.
And even greater ambitiousness -- on a level quite impressive even for Washington -- to want to take down the guy second only to the president himself.
The ambitiousness of Sebastian Junger's "War" is summed up in its title.
When an allegation treats the very ambitiousness of the work itself as evidence not of a writer's ambition for that work but rather as evidence of their personal ambitions -- their shallow desire for attention -- that allegation can be disregarded as conspiracy theory rather than valid critique.
Yes, she is ambitious, but her ambitiousness drives her to help the country back the way it was.