self-motivated

adjective
self-mo·​ti·​vat·​ed | \ ˌself-ˈmō-tə-ˌvā-təd How to pronounce self-motivated (audio) \

Definition of self-motivated

: driven by one's own desires and ambitions : motivated by oneself self-motivated students/employees self-motivated learning

First Known Use of self-motivated

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-motivated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-motivated. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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