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synonyms for goal-oriented

  • aggressive
  • determined
  • earnest
  • energetic
  • enthusiastic
  • resourceful
  • anxious
  • ardent
  • aspiring
  • avid
  • ball of fire
  • bent upon
  • climbing
  • come on
  • come on strong
  • designing
  • desirous
  • driving
  • eager
  • eager beaver
  • enterprising
  • fireball
  • get up and go
  • go-getter
  • hard ball
  • high-reaching
  • hopeful
  • hungry
  • industrious
  • inspired
  • intent
  • longing
  • power-loving
  • purposeful
  • pushing
  • pushy
  • self-starting
  • sharp
  • soaring
  • striving
  • thirsty
  • vaulting
  • zealous

antonyms for goal-oriented

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  • lethargic
  • unenthusiastic
  • content
  • easy
  • facile
  • fulfilled
  • satisfied
  • unassuming
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How to use goal-oriented in a sentence

I know I strive after the unattainable, but still every year I get nearer and nearer to the goal.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Here again the first thing necessary is a clear vision of the goal towards which we are to strive.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
With a definite goal in mind at last, the children set out again with a better spirit.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
With the next fellow as a goal, he gradually crept alongside, and passed him with a spurt.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
He is a man who takes life seriously, and whom nothing will divert from the road that leads to the goal.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
She felt her sails flapping about her, but none the less was she determined to reach her goal if she had to get out and swim.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The feeling of exultation so common to artists who finally reach the goal of their ambition was wanting in Diotti this morning.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Unconsciously, or otherwise, I shall always have the goal of England in my mind—and if that is the case, why am I here?
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
But then the desired goal had been his musical career, whereas now, it was to live as he pleased.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
With the opening of spring they outfitted again and took the trail, their goal the high mountains south of Honey Lake.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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