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Meaning of "unmotived" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNMOTIVED

unmotived  [ʌnˈməʊtɪvd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNMOTIVED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unmotived is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNMOTIVED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unmotived in the English dictionary

The definition of unmotived in the dictionary is without motive, not having a motive.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNMOTIVED


architraved
ˈɑːkɪˌtreɪvd
contrived
kənˈtraɪvd
depraved
dɪˈpreɪvd
deprived
dɪˈpraɪvd
engraved
ɪnˈɡreɪvd
glaived
ɡleɪvd
paved
peɪvd
uncontrived
ˌʌnkənˈtraɪvd
undepraved
ˌʌndɪˈpreɪvd
undeprived
ˌʌndɪˈpraɪvd
underived
ˌʌndɪˈraɪvd
unenslaved
ˌʌnɪnˈsleɪvd
unpaved
ʌnˈpaɪvd
unsaved
ʌnˈseɪvd
unshaved
ʌnˈʃeɪvd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNMOTIVED

unmoral
unmoralised
unmorality
unmoralized
unmorally
unmortgaged
unmortified
unmortise
unmotherly
unmotivated
unmould
unmount
unmounted
unmourned
unmovable
unmovably
unmoveable
unmoveably
unmoved
unmovedly

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNMOTIVED

ill-conceived
long-lived
misconceived
perceived
preconceived
received
short-lived
unconceived
unperceived
unreceived
well-received

Synonyms and antonyms of unmotived in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «unmotived» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNMOTIVED

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The translations of unmotived from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unmotived» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

unmotived
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

unmotived
570 millions of speakers

English

unmotived
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

unmotived
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

unmotived
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

unmotived
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

unmotived
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

unmotived
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

unmotived
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak disokong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unmotived
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

unmotived
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

unmotived
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unmotived
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

unmotived
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

unmotived
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Unmotived
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

unmotived
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

unmotived
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

unmotived
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

unmotived
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

unmotived
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

unmotived
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

unmotived
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unmotived
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unmotived
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unmotived

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNMOTIVED»

The term «unmotived» is used very little and occupies the 165.800 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNMOTIVED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unmotived

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNMOTIVED»

Discover the use of unmotived in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unmotived and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Will: Divine and Human
ence, or action absolutely unmotived. I have endeavoured to shew, that a liberty which consists in an unmotived supplementary act, giving a weaker motive the preponderance over a stronger one, if conceivable, would be absolutely worthless, ...
Thomas Solly, 1856
2
The Theory of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals): A Contribution ...
Our result so far would bethat thoughtor reasoning can only present us withtwoalternatives, and eitherofthose arefatal tothe conception of the unmotived possibility. Either we have complete grounds for a belief. Then thereare no grounds for ...
L. T. Hobhouse, 2013
3
Structural Depths of Indian Thought: Toward a Constructive ...
As the Sanskrit word kdma is generally translated by the word desire, the two kinds of action arc translated as "action to fulfil a desire" and "desireless action" and also as "motivated or motived action" and "unmotivated or unmotived action.
Poola Tirupati Raju, 1985
4
Broad's Critical Essays in Moral Philosophy
Then I shall say that it is actually unmotived. We must now notice the following possibilities of mistake: (i) An ostensibly motived emotion may be really unmotived. I may think, e.g., that my emotion of dislike for Smith is motived by my knowledge ...
David Cheney, 2013
5
G. E. Moore: Early Philosophical Writings
... is only the possibility of choosing the reasonable course; the note appended seems to be intended to defend this limitation.114 This note runs: 'It is not the possibility of merely indeterminate choice, of an “arbitrary freak of unmotived willing”, ...
Thomas Baldwin, Consuelo Preti, 2011
6
Clarence: or, A tale of our own times
Unmotived cruelty !' has not my purse saved you again and again from prison — my silence prevented your being kicked from these doors, and driven from society ?" " Pedrillo— Pedrillo !" " Nay, I care not who hears me. By Heavens, Layton, I ...
Catharine Maria Sedgwick, 1849
7
Letters: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807 : in Six ...
they may practise her crimes, they may overturn, inflict, and endure her miseries ; but Europe, ruined and subjected to France, offers them no triumphs, no extension of empire, that might compensate to their pride the unmotived sacrifice of ...
Anna Seward, 1811
8
The William James Reader
In every asylumwefind examplesof absolutely unmotived fear,anger, melancholy, or conceit; andothers of an equally unmotived apathy which persists inspite of the bestof outward reasons why it should give way. In the former cases we must ...
Dr. William James, 2013
9
Some Aspects of the Dramatic Art of Aeschylus
A question of interest here presents itself, viz., did Aeschylus bring on a motived or unmotived chorus? That is, did he give the audience any particular reason, by direct statement or inference, for the presence of the chorus where they are ...
Rufus Town Stephenson, 1913
10
Psychology: The Briefer Course
In every asylum we find examples of absolutely unmotived fear, anger, melancholy, or conceit; and others of an equally unmotived apathy which persists in spite of the best of outward reasons why it should give way. In the former cases we ...
William James, 2012

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Unmotived [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/unmotived>. May 2020 ».
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