Definitions for motivation

Definitions for (noun) motivation

Main entry: need, motivation, motive

Definition: 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

Usage: we did not understand his motivation; he acted with the best of motives

Main entry: motivating, motivation

Definition: the act of motivating; providing incentive

Main entry: motivation

Definition: the condition of being motivated

Usage: his motivation was at a high level

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