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Adjective: wishful  wish-ful
  1. Desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
    - aspirant, aspiring
  2. Having or expressing desire for something
    "wishful of high office";
    - desirous

See also: ambitious, appetent, aspirational, athirst [archaic], avid, covetous, devouring, envious, esurient, greedy, homesick, hungry, jealous, nostalgic, thirsty