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motivation
used in The Remains of the Day

2 uses
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Definition
the reason for doing something; or the level of desire to do something
  • But by and large, I believe these generalizations to be accurate, and indeed, such 'idealistic' motivations as I have described have played a large part in my own career.
    2a — Day 2 - Afternoon (25% in)
  • Naturally, I felt the temptation to deny immediately and unambiguously such motivations as my employer was imputing to me, but saw in time that to do so could be to rise to Mr Farraday's bait, and the situation would only become increasingly embarrassing.
    Prologue (68% in)

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