excessively ambitious: the aims were overambitious, therefore few were achieved
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How to use overambitious in a sentence
Now her estranged husband is just another overambitious politician disgraced.
External foreign developments had been adding to the difficulties of achieving the overambitious industrial and military goals.East-West Trade Trends | Harold E. Stassen
They used words such as promising, uneven, overambitious, gifted.Fanny Herself | Edna Ferber