AskDefine | Define motivating

Dictionary Definition

motivating adj : impelling to action; "it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function"- Arthur Pap; "motive pleas"; "motivating arguments" [syn: motivative(a), motive(a)] n : the act of motivating; providing incentive [syn: motivation]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Effectively providing an incentive.


  1. present participle of motivate
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