aspiring[ uh-spahyuhr ]SEE DEFINITION OF aspiring
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASPIRING
They took an aspiring angel and made a domestic animal of him.
Henry was modest, yet aspiring; gentle, yet intense in his affections.
But they are of aspiring nature, and this fact was known to the Fiend.
Yet under all these clouds, their spirit was hopeful and aspiring.
"I hope so," said Harry, in an aspiring tone, which greatly satisfied his tutor.
How the aspiring and imaginative must suffer in an atmosphere so cold and blighting!
Skilful, aspiring, resolute, he grew steadily in knowledge and in power.
Strange, that the Creole should be aspiring to the leadership of a band about to invade their country!
She was not by nature bad, although vain, selfish, and aspiring.
He sees the faintest, weakest desire, aspiring after goodness.