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motivation

[mOu ti 'vei S.n] = /moʊtɪˈveɪʃən/
  1. Your motivation to do something is the reason why you want to do it. If you have motivation, you do something because you want to do it — and not because you have to do it.
    The lazy man does not have the motivation to do what must be done.
    The lazy learner needs a bit of motivation to help him get through the pain of learning.
    The need to communicate in English can be a good motivation for learning English pronunciation.
    Her teacher told her that she had made much progress, and this increased her motivation to keep on learning.
    My interest in medicine was my biggest motivation to study chemistry.
    Some people do not have motivation to change the way they live.