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42 results found for 'wn30_lexicographerFile:noun.motive'

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NounSynset (42)
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noun.motive (42)
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  1. 09185612-n charge, cathexis | catexia
    • ((psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge")
  2. 09182929-n pyromania | piromania
    • (an uncontrollable desire to set fire to things)
  3. 09182273-n kleptomania | cleptomania
    • (an irresistible impulse to steal in the absence of any economic motive)
  4. 09181993-n dipsomania, alcoholism, potomania | Dipsomania, alcoolismo
    • (an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess)
  5. 09180791-n adience
    • ((psychology) an urge to accept or approach a situation or an object)
  6. 09179606-n wherefore, why | porque causa, porque, porquê
    • (the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores')
  7. 09183971-n hedonism | hedonismo
    • (the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle)
  8. 09179264-n occasion | razão
    • (reason; "there was no occasion for complaint")
  9. 09182524-n monomania, possession | monomania
    • (a mania restricted to one thing or idea)
  10. 09184975-n provocation, incitation, incitement | provocação
    • (something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action)