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Definition of Ambition

Ambition
Ambition Am*bi"tion, n. [F. ambition, L. ambitio a going around, especially of candidates for office is Rome, to solicit votes (hence, desire for office or honor? fr. ambire to go around. See Ambient, Issue.] 1. The act of going about to solicit or obtain an office, or any other object of desire; canvassing. [Obs.] [I] used no ambition to commend my deeds. --Milton. 2. An eager, and sometimes an inordinate, desire for preferment, honor, superiority, power, or the attainment of something. Cromwell, I charge thee, fling a way ambition: By that sin fell the angels. --Shak. The pitiful ambition of possessing five or six thousand more acres. --Burke.
Ambition
Ambition Am*bi"tion, v. t. [Cf. F. ambitionner.] To seek after ambitiously or eagerly; to covet. [R.] Pausanias, ambitioning the sovereignty of Greece, bargains with Xerxes for his daughter in marriage. --Trumbull.

Meaning of Ambition from wikipedia

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