Synonyms of 'ambitious'
in the sense of exhausting
She had set herself an exhausting schedule.
in the sense of formidable
frightening because very difficult to deal with or overcome
We have a formidable task ahead of us.
in the sense of grandiose
impressive, or meant to impress
the grandiose building which housed the mayor's offices
in the sense of hard
showing or requiring a lot of effort or application
Coping with three babies is very hard work.
in the sense of keen
a keen amateur photographer
in the sense of pretentious
He talked a lot of pretentious twaddle about modern art.
in the sense of severe
hard to perform or accomplish
He had faced an appallingly severe task in the jungle.
in the sense of spirited
showing liveliness or courage
He wanted merely to provoke a spirited debate.
in the sense of strenuous
requiring or involving the use of great energy or effort
Avoid strenuous exercise in the evening.
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Thesaurus for ambitious from the Collins English Thesaurus