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synonyms for overambitious

  • arty
  • exaggerated
  • grandiose
  • hollow
  • overblown
  • pompous
  • showy
  • stilted
  • turgid
  • ostentatious
  • affected
  • assuming
  • aureate
  • big
  • bombastic
  • chichi
  • conspicuous
  • euphuistic
  • extravagant
  • feigned
  • flamboyant
  • flashy
  • flaunting
  • flowery
  • gaudy
  • grandiloquent
  • high-flown
  • high-sounding
  • highfalutin
  • imposing
  • inflated
  • jazzy
  • la-di-da
  • lofty
  • magniloquent
  • mincing
  • ornate
  • puffed up
  • put on
  • rhetorical
  • specious
  • splashy
  • swank
  • too-too
  • tumid
  • utopian
  • vainglorious

antonyms for overambitious

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  • genuine
  • honest
  • moderate
  • modest
  • plain
  • simple
  • humble
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How to use overambitious in a sentence

External foreign developments had been adding to the difficulties of achieving the overambitious industrial and military goals.
EAST-WEST TRADE TRENDSHAROLD E. STASSEN
They used words such as promising, uneven, overambitious, gifted.
FANNY HERSELFEDNA FERBER
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