Meaning of motivation

mo•ti•va•tion

Pronunciation: (mō"tu-vā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or an instance of motivating.
  2. the state or condition of being motivated.
  3. something that motivates; inducement; incentive.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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