Synonyms of motivation in English:

motivation


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noun

1‘the motivation for taking part in the training was often financial’

SYNONYMS
motive, motivating force, incentive, stimulus, stimulation, inspiration, impulse, inducement, incitement, spur, goad, provocation
reason, rationale, ground, grounds

2‘keep staff up to date to maintain their interest and motivation’

SYNONYMS
enthusiasm, drive, ambition, initiative, determination, enterprise, sense of purpose
informal get-up-and-go