[am-bish-uh s] /æmˈbɪʃ əs/
having ; eagerly desirous of achieving or obtaining success, power, wealth, a specific goal, etc.:
showing or caused by ambition or an earnest desire for achievement or distinction:
an ambitious attempt to break the record for number of wins in a single season.
strongly desirous; eager:
ambitious of love and approval.
requiring exceptional effort, ability, etc.:
The candidate is proposing an ambitious program for eliminating all slums.
having a strong desire for success or achievement; wanting power, money, etc
necessitating extraordinary effort or ability: an ambitious project
(often foll by of) having a great desire (for something or to do something)
late 14c., from Latin ambitiosus “going around to canvass for office,” from ambitio (see ambition). Related: Ambitiously.
verb To intensify unduly; overblow; pump up: the uncomfortable sense that things are being artificially over-amped (1990s+)
adjective Unduly stimulated; too expectant; psyched up, pumped up: Couples who fall in love and marry instantaneously often find themselves ”overamped” (1990s+) Related Terms amped
[uh-nal-uh-sis] /əˈnæl ə sɪs/ noun, plural analyses [uh-nal-uh-seez] /əˈnæl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements (opposed to ). 2. this process as a method of studying the nature of something or of determining its essential features and their relations: the grammatical analysis of a sentence. […]
[an-l-it-ik] /ˌæn lˈɪt ɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or proceeding by analysis (opposed to ). 2. skilled in or habitually using analysis. 3. (of a language) characterized by a relatively frequent use of function words, auxiliary verbs, and changes in word order to express syntactic relations, rather than of inflected forms. Compare (def 3), (def […]