motivation etymology

French word motivation comes from French -ation (-ation.), French motiver (To motivate.)

Detailed word origin of motivation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ation French (fra) -ation.
motiver French (fra) To motivate.
motivation French (fra) Motivation.

Words with the same origin as motivation

Descendants of -ation
activation alimentation annulation arrestation autorisation circulation civilisation concentration condamnation coopération désintoxication détermination estimation exploitation fondation humiliation immatriculation installation recommandation représentation situation transplantation téléportation vérification
Descendants of motiver
remotivable remotivateur