- lacking in ambition ⇒
they were unambitious for their daughters
Example Sentences Including 'unambitious'
A 15-year plan may sound like an unambitious timescale but the numbers needing food keep growing.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
Even Tom, that sensitive, unambitious soul, had shown himself to be utterly selfish in the end.
For that unambitious approach alone, they did not deserve to see Ian Walker's late shot, from Dennis Wise's corner, go in.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Franco's first efforts to get German help were unambitious.
His first experiments were unambitious , late juvenilia, at best.
In a largely unambitious society that is almost scared of coming upon good fortune, Mammon is not the reigning deity.
Business Today (2000)
She was a relatively unambitious young woman and, after graduating with a second-class degree in English, took up a post as an archivist.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
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