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motivation
used in Babbitt

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Definition
the reason for doing something; or the level of desire to do something
  • But I certainly am criticizing the systems in which the free and fluid motivation of independent labor is to be replaced by cooked-up wage-scales and minimum salaries and government commissions and labor federations and all that poppycock.
    Chapter 27 (36% in)

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