Definition for AM-BI'TIOUS


  1. Desirous of power, honor, office, superiority or excellence; aspiring; eager for fame; followed by of before a noun; as, ambitious of glory.
  2. Showy; adapted to command notice or praise; as, ambitious ornaments.
  3. Figuratively, eager to swell or rise higher; as, the ambitious ocean. – Shak.

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