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2 definitions found
 for motivating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  motivating \motivating\ motivative \motivative\adj.
     causing motion or impelling to action; providing a motive[2];
     as, motivating arguments.
  
     Syn: motive(prenominal).
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
                It may well be that ethical language has primarily
                a motivative function               --Arthur Pap

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  motivating
      adj 1: impelling to action; "it may well be that ethical
             language has primarily a motivative function"- Arthur
             Pap; "motive pleas"; "motivating arguments" [syn:
             motivative(a), motive(a), motivating]
      n 1: the act of motivating; providing incentive [syn:
           motivation, motivating]

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