Monday, August 13, 2012

Definition of the Week

Definition of AMBITION (Noun)

1a: an ardent desire for rank, fame, or power b: desire to achieve a particular end. 2: the object of ambition <her ambition is to start her own business> 3: a desire for activity or exertion <felt sick and had no ambitionam·bi·tion·less \adjective
Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin ambition-, ambitio, literally, act of soliciting for votes, from ambire
First Known Use: 14th century

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