ambitionless

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj ambitionless having little desire for success or achievement
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Ambitionless Devoid of ambition.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ambitionless Devoid of ambition.
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Usage

In literature:

Steve was a characteristic livyere, shiftless and ambitionless.
"The Lure of the Labrador Wild" by Dillon Wallace
Mischief is sure to crop up, in one form or another, among the idle and ambitionless.
"Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society" by Edith Van Dyne
She will fall little by little until she degenerates into an ambitionless slattern.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Years in the factory had made them dead, listless, soulless and ambitionless creatures.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Her marriage to this easy-going, ambitionless, though generous prince had been a failure.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
For a Hindu to rise from his inherited caste is next to impossible, and this tends to make the Hindus an ambitionless race.
"East of Suez" by Frederic Courtland Penfield
So each, you see, has a clearly defined plan, while I drift along, planless, ambitionless, smoking many pipes.
"An Ocean Tramp" by William McFee
They looked at once ambitionless and sinister.
"A Northern Countryside" by Rosalind Richards
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