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Definition 1: a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument - [noun denoting motive]

(rational motive is a kind of ...) the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior

"we did not understand his motivation" "he acted with the best of motives"

(... is a kind of rational motive ) a rational motive for a belief or action

"the reason that war was declared" "the grounds for their declaration"

(... is a kind of rational motive ) a positive motivational influence

(... is a kind of rational motive ) a negative motivational influence

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