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1.
1. A strong general desire for accomplishment, wealth or power, generally described as a positive trait.

2. A specific, overwhelming, desire in the vein of (1).

3. A card game played mainly by American college students, and the center of a minor scandal: falsely believing the game was written for political purposes (to unite international socialists) a group of right-wing Interneters mounted a campaign to supress and defame the game. The political motives behind the game have been debunked, though the game occasionally shows up in some tinfoil hat conspiracy theories.
1. That fool's got no ambition whatsoever.

2. My ambition is to score a 1700 on the SATs.

3. "If Ambition wuz written to start revoltin's, then I can control weather patterns with my penis!" -- Cthulhu, post-celebrity and scrapin' by as an insult comic.
by 23 skidoo January 09, 2005
 
2.
The willingness to kill the things you love and eat them to stay alive.
Jonathan, ambition is the willingness to kill the things you love and eat them to stay alive. Haven't you ever read my throw pillow?
by Slumburg November 05, 2010
 
3.
1. An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
I got ambitionz az a rider
by J.P. September 14, 2003
 
4.
a) An earnest desire for some type of achievement.

b) Ambition is the Grim reaper of boredom and apathy.

c) Ambition is that cousin who comes round to your house and makes you feel bad, because they're super nice and aspirational.
Friend: Dude your cousin has so much ambition.

Me: I know, I can't stand her.
by Replacement January 03, 2010
 
5.
1. The need to let others know how self-important one is.
That kid's got a lot of ambition. Keep your distance unless you want to hear about his latest project for three hours.
by Max Stockinger November 10, 2008
 
6.
What drives man to achieve failure with greater speed then had he just let fate run its course.
Personal experience
by nethcev! June 27, 2004