re·​mo·​ti·​vate | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmō-tə-ˌvāt How to pronounce remotivate (audio) \
remotivated; remotivating

Definition of remotivate

verb, transitive + intransitive

: to motivate (someone) again We are more likely to accomplish goals that are written down. Place them where you can review them periodically and remotivate yourself to continue working toward your chosen goals.— Sharon Smith … says the company's bosses are: 'Scrooges with a capital S'. Once that sort of mentality spreads quickly through a workforce it can be hard to remotivate staff.The Birmingham (England) Evening Mail … St. Petersburg clawed back from a large deficit to take a two-point lead. Palm Harbor University called timeout to regroup and remotivate.— Rodney Page

Other Words from remotivate

remotivation \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌmō-​tə-​ˈvā-​shən How to pronounce remotivation (audio) \ noun
employees in need of remotivation

First Known Use of remotivate

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Remotivate.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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