driven

adjective

Definition of driven

  1. 1 :  having a compulsive or urgent quality a driven sense of obligation

  2. 2 :  propelled or motivated by something —used in combination results-driven

drivenness

play \ˈdri-vən-nəs\ noun

Examples of driven in a sentence

  1. They are driven, successful people.

  2. a man with a driven need to be loved or liked by everyone

Origin and Etymology of driven

see 1drive


First Known Use: 1925




DRIVEN Defined for English Language Learners

driven

adjective

Definition of driven for English Language Learners

  • : very determined to succeed



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