Usage examples for ambitious

  1. If Adams was ambitious Hancock was more so; known to be vain, he was believed to be jealous by nature. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  2. His father, Antipater, had taught him to regard the Jews with secret but well- concealed contempt, and to hate Aristobulus and his ambitious sons. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  3. He is also ambitious and has good artistic sense. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb