Example sentences for: ambition

How can you use “ambition” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • And while he does not share Soros' ambition to be seen as a sort of philosopher-speculator, his prominence does constitute a sort of bully pulpit--with the operative word perhaps being "bully"--from which he has not hesitated to lecture nations on their failings.

  • Consequently, keeping the body fit for the task has been built into female basic training for four generations, despite new shifts in the direction of female ambition and the foundation of new codes of female honor.

  • Since the soul of this latest tycoon isn't interesting, Simpson might have found a story in the social insecurity of the women who are his hangers-on, and their ambivalence about ambition.

  • (Not, as indicated above, that ER was innocent of personal ambition.

  • His "spring-coil vitality" was the product not of a naturally energetic constitution, or a passion for science, or even old-fashioned ambition, but of "stupendous guilt."


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