Motivate Motivating

Motivated

Meanings and phrases

motivated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. provided with a motive or given incentive for action

politically motivated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He defended people in politically motivated trials.
  • Kline disputed the Board's findings as politically motivated.
  • a politically motivated novel.

racially motivated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Faubus's opposition to desegregation was likely both politically and racially motivated.
  • Most African Americans obeyed the Jim Crow laws, in order to avoid racially motivated violence.
  • On 8 November 2006, the three men were found guilty of the racially motivated murder of Kriss Donald.

highly motivated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • People like this are highly motivated to learn a new language.
  • The program focused on highly motivated students who wished to work independently.
  • He added that "most people that are coming into the parliament are highly educated and highly motivated."
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