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Synonyms for motivation
ˌmoʊ təˈveɪ ʃənmo·ti·va·tion

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  1. motivation, motive, neednoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    indigence, need, motivating, demand, pauperization, want, motive, pauperism, motif, penury

  2. motivationnoun

    the condition of being motivated

    "his motivation was at a high level"

    Synonyms:
    motive, need, motivating

  3. motivation, motivatingnoun

    the act of motivating; providing incentive

    Synonyms:
    motive, need, motivating

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How to use motivation in a sentence?

  1. Lee Zeldin:

    They need to find all the motivation inside of them to get down to this site and to check this one specific location, which is located near where they looked a little over 45 years ago, but they didn't actually check this site.

  2. Lou Holtz:

    Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

  3. Rakesh Kumar Jain:

    This study is a good motivation for people to do further work on this subject.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Inspiration/motivation is a recourse i.e. inspiration/motivation is often a source of empowerment/strenght/encouragement/upliftment. Therefore, do quest for inspirations/motivations whenever you feel depressed/disspirited/dejected. For surely, they can/will uplift/beef up/recoup your about to fall or already fallen spirit/morale/enthusiasm.

  5. Pat Smith:

    Once we explain to them that you can get your money when you file your taxes or you can get this money during the year to help you with your day-to-day expenses, that's the motivation right there, most of these folks are living on the edge anyway. So any little bit that's coming in monthly is going to help them.


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