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Meaning of MOTIVATION

Pronunciation:  `mowtu'veyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of motivating; providing incentive
  2. [n]  the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
  3. [n]  the condition of being motivated; "his motivation was at a high level"
 

MOTIVATION is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: motivating, motive, need
 
 See Also: act, condition, ethical motive, ethics, human action, human activity, impulse, irrational motive, life, mental energy, morality, morals, psychic energy, psychological feature, rational motive, status, urge

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: activity, actuation, animation, aptitude, aptness, brightness, catalyst, cleverness, direction, docility, dynamics, educability, facility, going, impetus, impressionability, impulse, incentive, incitation, incitement, influence, inner-direction, instigation, intelligence, kinematics, kinesipathy, kinesis, kinesitherapy, kinetics, malleability, mobilization, moldability, motion, move, movement, moving, other-direction, plasticity, pliability, prompting, quickness, readiness, receptivity, restlessness, running, spur, stimulant, stimulation, stir, stirring, susceptibility, teachability, teachableness, trainableness, unrest, velocity, willingness
 

 

 

 

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