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motivation

noun

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something that arouses action or activity
  • fear of failing should be plenty of motivation to study for the test

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The first known use of motivation was in 1873

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“Motivation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/motivation. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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