An encouraging or being encouraged
The definition of impetus is the force that makes something happen or that makes a body move.
Something that stimulates one to take action, work harder, etc.; stimulus
In point lace, the net of small meshes upon which the embroidered pattern is applied.
Urge is the act of force or pushing along or a desire for something.
A prompting of something to be written or said
Incitement to action arising from a state of mind or some external stimulus
Anything that stimulates or livens up; piquant element
Something that promotes activity, interest, or enthusiasm.
Some inner drive, impulse, intention, etc. that causes a person to do something or act in a certain way; incentive; goal
the act of motivating; providing incentive
A basis for an action or response; a reason:
(Physiology) Something that can elicit or evoke a physiological response in a cell, a tissue, or an organism. A stimulus can be internal or external. Sense organs, such as the ear, and sensory receptors, such as those in the skin, are sensitive to external stimuli such as sound and touch.
A mood disorder characterized usually by anhedonia, extreme sadness, poor concentration, sleep problems, loss of appetite, and feelings of guilt, helplessness, and hopelessness.
A provocation to action; a stimulus:
(Shipbuilding) A curved piece of timber serving as a half to support the deck where a whole beam cannot be placed.
Reason is the cause for something to happen or the power of your brain to think, understand and engage in logical thought.
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A condition of poverty or misfortune:
Find another word for motivation. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for motivation, like: encouragement, driving force, impetus, incentive, ground, urge, inspiration, impulse, fillip, inducement and prod.