noun pre·mo·tion \prēˈmōshən\

Definition of premotion

  1. :  movement or excitation to action beforehand; specifically :  the inspiration or determination (as by divine power) of an action beforehand

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Origin and Etymology of premotion

Medieval Latin praemotion-, praemotio, from Late Latin praemotus (past participle of praemovēre to move beforehand, from Latin prae- pre- + movēre to move) + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

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