driven impelled
motivated motivated adj. Having a strong motive; -- of people. Opposite of {unmotivated}. [Narrower terms: {driven, impelled}] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • impelled — adj. motivated by an irresistable compulsion. Syn: driven. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -driven — [driv′ən] combining form 1. powered by [steam driven] 2. controlled by [mouse driven, management driven] 3. motivated, impelled, or kept in force by …   Universalium

  • -driven — [driv′ən] combining form 1. powered by [steam driven] 2. controlled by [mouse driven, management driven] 3. motivated, impelled, or kept in force by [market driven, guilt driven] …   English World dictionary

  • impelled — adjective urged or forced to action through moral pressure (Freq. 1) felt impelled to take a stand against the issue • Syn: ↑driven • Similar to: ↑motivated …   Useful english dictionary

  • driven — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. compelled, motivated, impelled, compulsive, obsessed, possessed, consumed, galvanized, inner directed, monomaniacal, blown, drifted, herded, pushed, guided, steered, directed, induced, urged on, forced, at the mercy of… …   English dictionary for students

  • motivated — adj. Having a strong motive; of people. Opposite of {unmotivated}. [Narrower terms: {driven, impelled}] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sent — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. shipped, mailed, posted, commissioned, appointed, ordained, delegated, dispatched, directed, issued, transmitted, discharged, gone, on the road, in transit, emitted, uttered, sent forth, driven, impelled, forced to go,… …   English dictionary for students

  • motivated — adjective provided with a motive or given incentive for action (Freq. 3) a highly motivated child can learn almost anything a group of politically motivated men • Ant: ↑unmotivated • Similar to: ↑actuated, ↑driven, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

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