English-Norwegian translation of motivation

Translation of the word motivation from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

motivation in Norwegian

generalnoun motivering [u], motivasjon [u]
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Definitions of motivation
1. motivation - the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
  motive, need
  psychological feature a feature of the mental life of a living organism
  life living things collectively; "the oceans are teeming with life"
  rational motive a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument
  irrational motive a motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic
  urge, impulse a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"
  ethical motive, morals, ethics, morality motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
  mental energy, psychic energy an actuating force or factor
2. motivation - the act of motivating; providing incentive
  human action, human activity, deed, act a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it; "he signed the deed"; "he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment"
3. motivation - the condition of being motivated; "his motivation was at a high level"
  status, condition the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
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Motivation is the activation of goal-oriented behavior. Motivation is said to be intrinsic or extrinsic. The term is generally used for humans but, theoretically, it can also be used to describe the causes for animal behavior as well.

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