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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Ambition

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(Latin: ambire, to go about) Excessive or inordinate seeking of honors, so named from the practise of candidates for office in early Rome going about the city to procure votes.


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Entry for 'Ambition'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/a/ambition.html. 1910.

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