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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unmotivatedadjective

    without motivation


  1. unmotivatedadjective

    Lacking motivation, without impetus to strive or excel.


  1. unmotivated

    Unmotivated refers to lacking enthusiasm, interest, or willingness to perform an activity, task or work. It describes a state of apathy or indifference, where a person or a group doesn't feel driven to achieve goals or complete tasks. This could be due to lack of enthusiasm, rewards, challenges, or personal interest. It denotes absence or low levels of motivation.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmotivated in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmotivated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of unmotivated in a Sentence

  1. The Queens mom:

    I’ve had to watch my high-school senior spend an entire year at home in isolation while receiving a very limited education, he has been unmotivated and now only talks about wanting to leave NYC.

  2. Tumane Balde:

    Our staff are under-equipped and unmotivated, we need three times more beds than we have.

  3. David Ballard:

    If it's not managed effectively over time, it can affect job performance, it can leave one feeling exhausted, unmotivated and ineffective on the job. Job performance can also suffer.

  4. Rebecca Pearson:

    Our data suggest that the symptoms driving the increase in total scores were those related to feeling overwhelmed and stress and anxiety rather than feelings of being down and unmotivated, this supports theories that it is potentially a consequence of the fast-paced modern world.

  5. Timothy Bono:

    The beauty of a budding rosebud or a magnificent oak tree captures our attention and can provide peaceful diversion from our otherwise busy, stressful and fast-paced lives, if we're feeling down and unmotivated, a simple 10-minute walk outside may be just what we need to elevate our mood and catch a second wind for the work we have remaining in the day.

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    • A. flub
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