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Synonyms for motivation

Synonyms for motivation

something that encourages

a basis for an action or a decision

Synonyms for motivation

the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal

the condition of being motivated

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the act of motivating

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Subtle pressure and harassment is an art and will, in some cases, be applied to bring about the early demise of a terminallyill person for base motives and will be virtually impossible to prove.
Yet Obama, who aspired to tutor Washington about civility, is incapable of crediting opponents with other than base motives.
This idea of every person as 'an island' who is essentially driven by consumerism and base motives has led to, paradoxically, the narrowing of choice.
Bown, while pointing out the often base motives, flawed personalities, self-aggrandizing rationalizations, and ruthless behavior of the merchant kings that are the subject of this book, goes easy on them compared to the assessment of most historians of European colonization.
He considers base motives, soldiers of fortune, propaganda war, spies for hire, database state, and other dimensions.