ambitionless


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ambitionless

(æmˈbɪʃənlɪs)
adj
without ambition, unambitious
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Adj.1.ambitionless - having little desire for success or achievementambitionless - having little desire for success or achievement
nonenterprising, unenterprising - lacking in enterprise; not bold or venturesome
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With glimpses from more well-adjusted characters' perspectives that reinforce Millie's disillusionment, The New Me is a funny, tragic portrait of an ambitionless millennial woman, as well as a dark vision of capitalism and consumerism.
| Last word: Undermines its own good ideas with ambitionless execution.
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We are now back to the ambitionless, struggling side, just ticking over, without ever making an effort to better themselves.
Even ambitionless Leo's shouldn't pass up an opportunity to swap jobs.
Even ambitionless Leos shouldn't pass up an opportunity to swap jobs.
While Natalie manages to gradually rise above the estate tower blocks through her academic endeavors, Leah, in a paradoxical role reversal, "occupies the stereotypical position of ambitionless under-achievement often assigned by mainstream British culture to immigrant and non-white Londoners" (Wells 2013, ioo).
It is ambitionless and plays it far too safe, relying predominantly on lowbrow humour and infantile innuendos.
They are aided by the ambitionless actions of the Labour government in Cardiff Bay.
The second idea that can be taken from James' comment is that perhaps the threat of being perceived in stereotypical ways facilitates feelings about African American male students that are disparaging in other endeavors, i.e., lazy, ambitionless, and dumb.
Trivia: Hader is married to Maggie Carey, writer-director of this summer's Aubrey Plaza comedy "The To Do List." Hader co-stars in the film as an ambitionless pool manager.