Definition of Motiving

1. Verb. (present participle of motive) ¹



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Definition of Motiving

1. motive [v] - See also: motive

Lexicographical Neighbors of Motiving

motivationless
motivations
motivative
motivative(a)
motivator
motivators
motive
motive(a)
motive power
motived
motiveless
motivelessly
motivelessness
motives
motivic
motiving (current term)
motivities
motivity
motley
motley crew
motley crews
motley fool
motleyer
motleyest
motleys
motlier
motliest
motmot
motmots
moto-cross

Literary usage of Motiving

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

1. Short Stories in the Making: A Writers' and Students' Introduction to the by Robert Wilson Neal (1914)
"motiving consists in providing good and sufficient cause for the behavior of the person; motivating consists in providing good and sufficient cause for ..."

2. Technique of the Photoplay by Epes Winthrop Sargent (1916)
"CHAPTER X MOTIVES MOTIVATION and motiving are much the same except that ... In other words, motiving explains why persons do certain things and motivation ..."

3. The Drama; Its Law and Its Technique by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris (1898)
"In the modern drama, owing to the increased complexity and subtlety of the dramatic motiving, it is increasingly important that we understand the thought as ..."

4. The Drama: Its Laws and Its Technique by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris (1898)
"In the modern drama, owing to the increased complexity and subtlety of the dramatic motiving, it is increasingly important that we understand the thought as ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Only here the authority motiving it is not human but Divine. Acts of assent on such authority are known as acts of faith and, theologically speaking, ..."

6. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"If confessedly somewhat arbitrary, classification of short stories on the basis of motiving. The manner of presentation stimulates thought in the reader, ..."

7. Short Stories in the Making: A Writers' and Students' Introduction to the by Robert Wilson Neal (1914)
"motiving consists in providing good and sufficient cause for the behavior of the person; motivating consists in providing good and sufficient cause for ..."

8. Technique of the Photoplay by Epes Winthrop Sargent (1916)
"CHAPTER X MOTIVES MOTIVATION and motiving are much the same except that ... In other words, motiving explains why persons do certain things and motivation ..."

9. The Drama; Its Law and Its Technique by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris (1898)
"In the modern drama, owing to the increased complexity and subtlety of the dramatic motiving, it is increasingly important that we understand the thought as ..."

10. The Drama: Its Laws and Its Technique by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris (1898)
"In the modern drama, owing to the increased complexity and subtlety of the dramatic motiving, it is increasingly important that we understand the thought as ..."

11. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Only here the authority motiving it is not human but Divine. Acts of assent on such authority are known as acts of faith and, theologically speaking, ..."

12. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"If confessedly somewhat arbitrary, classification of short stories on the basis of motiving. The manner of presentation stimulates thought in the reader, ..."

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