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Princeton's WordNet

  1. motivatedadjective

    provided with a motive or given incentive for action

    "a highly motivated child can learn almost anything"; "a group of politically motivated men"


  1. motivatedadjective

    Enthusiastic, especially about striving toward a goal.

    We're looking for a highly motivated individual who will fit into our fast-paced corporate culture.

Editors Contribution

  1. motivated

    Focused with a passion to achieve.

    They were both motivated and supported each other to reach their goals.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motivated in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motivated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of motivated in a Sentence

  1. Henrik Stenson:

    I was in the gym on Sunday evening and if you want to get motivated that is definitely the place to be, i didn't try and go for some dead lifts on 80 or 90kg when there is some guy holding 180kg straight up on both arms.

  2. Lisa Reinsberg:

    Acts of genocide are motivated by a desire to destroy a particular group, crimes against humanity are defined as targeting individuals systematically or on a large scale, but those individuals are not necessarily part of the same group.

  3. George Ratiu:

    Real estate markets continue to see asking prices near record highs, as the favorable financing environment has motivated buyers to keep searching for homes, even amid tight inventory.

  4. Elizabeth Hart:

    The concept of music coming from a different source was what motivated this new experimentation.

  5. Philip Van Cleave:

    I think this is all politically motivated, if anything, Virginia is more pro-gun than it was last year.

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