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ambition

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  • nounstrong desire for success
  • nounsomething desired
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Synonyms for ambition

noun strong desire for success
  • appetite
  • aspiration
  • desire
  • energy
  • enthusiasm
  • hope
  • initiative
  • longing
  • love
  • lust
  • passion
  • pretension
  • spirit
  • vigor
  • yearning
  • zeal
  • ardor
  • avidity
  • craving
  • drive
  • eagerness
  • earnestness
  • emulation
  • enterprise
  • hankering
  • hunger
  • itch
  • keenness
  • moxie
  • push
  • striving
  • thirst
  • fire in belly
  • get up and go
  • right stuff

Antonyms for ambition

  • apathy
  • aversion
  • disgust
  • dislike
  • distaste
  • hate
  • hatred
  • idleness
  • inactivity
  • indifference
  • lethargy
  • pessimism
  • repulsion
  • disinterest
  • contentment
  • diffidence
  • humility
  • laziness
  • satisfaction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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