lacking in ambition: they were unambitious for their daughters
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How to use unambitious in a sentence
For a man who invests in cures for aging, his answer was surprisingly unambitious.
Not unambitious for a country deeper in debt than the United States.
Measured by our modern scale of pleasures he led a very inglorious, unambitious, and rude life.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V | John Lord
He is a just, unambitious, intelligent man, in whom after a while the country would come to have implicit confidence.The Prime Minister | Anthony Trollope
I found the place quite in keeping with the majority of French villages along the Detroit River—unambitious and lifeless.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback | Willard Glazier
The elder brother felt almost sick with disgust at that unambitious reply, and said that he felt so.
Yet he did not repine—there was still more than enough of an unambitious sort to tax all his energies and occupy all his hours.Return of the Native | Thomas Hardy