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motivity

[moh-tiv-i-tee] /moʊˈtɪv ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the power of initiating or producing motion.
Origin of motivity
1680-1690
1680-90; motive + -ity
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  • Is it connected with the phenomena of exteriorization of sensitivity or motivity?

  • The whole useful work obtained in this way was called by Thomson the motivity of the system.

    Lord Kelvin Andrew Gray
  • And the motivity of sex is subsidiary to this: often directly antagonistic.

British Dictionary definitions for motivity

motivity

/məʊˈtɪvɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the power of moving or of initiating motion
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