motivation

noun
1 keenness and willingness to do sth
ADJECTIVE
great, high, powerful, strong

students with high motivation

his strong motivation to succeed

positive
low, poor
extra
student
individual, personal
human
internal, intrinsic
VERB + MOTIVATION
have

Many of the boys have very poor motivation.

lack
lose

By this time the children had lost all their motivation for writing poetry.

generate, provide

high rewards that generate the necessary motivation in the workers

enhance, improve, increase, strengthen
reduce
maintain
PHRASES
a lack of motivation
level of motivation

students who have a low level of motivation

2 a reason for doing sth
ADJECTIVE
main, major, primary, prime
only, sole
real, true
original
underlying
unconscious
great, powerful, strong
economic, moral, political, psychological, religious, sexual
VERB + MOTIVATION
have

They had very different motivations for creating the work.

understand
question
explain
PREPOSITION
motivation for

his main motivation for supporting the government

motivation in

my main motivation in making the suggestion

motivation behind

the primary motivation behind the government's intervention


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