[ self-moh-tuh-vey-shuh n ]
/ ˈsɛlfˌmoʊ təˈveɪ ʃən /


initiative to undertake or continue a task or activity without another's prodding or supervision.

OTHER WORDS FROM self-motivation

self-mo·ti·vat·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for self-motivation

  • Self-motivation and co-operation are the two fundamentally important requirements in the working of all economic units.

    The Next Step|Scott Nearing