Definition of Motived

1. Verb. (past of motive) ¹



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Definition of Motived

1. motive [v] - See also: motive

Lexicographical Neighbors of Motived

motivated
motivates
motivating
motivation
motivational
motivationally
motivationless
motivations
motivative
motivative(a)
motivator
motivators
motive
motive(a)
motive power
motived (current term)
motiveless
motivelessly
motivelessness
motives
motivic
motiving
motivities
motivity
motley
motley crew
motley crews
motley fool
motleyer
motleyest

Literary usage of Motived

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Art of Playwriting: Being a Practical Treatise on the Elements of by Alfred Hennequin (1890)
"motived Incidents. — The story, when acted out upon the stage, takes the form ... The incident must be motived. This means that the cause of every incident ..."

2. History as Past Ethics: An Introduction to the History of Morals by Philip Van Ness Myers (1913)
"... AN IDEAL OF SOCIAL JUSTICE I. CIRCUMSTANCES AND IDEAS WHICH MOLDED AND motived MORALITY A homo- Egypt was the China of the ancient Mediterranean world. ..."

3. Report of the Trial of James H. Peck: Judge of the United States District by James Hawkins Peck, Arthur Joseph Stansbury, United States Congress. Senate (1833)
"Mr. Lawless' motived for writing the article he has stated to the court; he has on his oath disavowed any intention to misrepresent the Opinion ; he fias in ..."

4. The Brain and Its Functions by Jules Bernard Luys (1882)
"motived RESOLUTION. LET us now see how the different periods of voluntary activity are connected one with another, and how the physiological operation ..."

5. On the Ethics of Naturalism by William Ritchie Sorley (1885)
"... and religious duty, to the individual ground motived in of " private ethics," we have still to refer to Ben- ..."

6. The Equilibration of Human Aptitudes and Powers of Adaptation by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1895)
"... Overthrown by it —The Millennium Near—Differentiation of Functions among . the Prisons—-Punishment Originally motived for Vengeance and Intimidation—Now ..."

7. Prayers for Today: With a Series of Meditations from Modern Writers by Samuel McComb (1918)
"Meditation: The higher righteousness exceeds all legal requirements inasmuch as it is motived by love. THE most searching words of the psalmists and ..."

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