Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Someone’s motivation is their feeling that they want to do something.

Examples: (noun) There isn’t a simple link between pay and employee motivation. (noun) Students’ motivation is falling because the lessons are not interesting.

Synonyms: nouns: ambition, inspiration, desire.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 6 B