drivenness


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drivenness

(ˈdrɪvənnəs)
n
the quality of being driven
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In the months that follow, there are a number of conflict themes to eliminate in this case as well, due to repressed frustration (Emvita[R] 10), a stress and overtaxing symptomatology (Emvita[R] 6), severe inner drivenness and restlessness (Emvita[R] 22).
Meditation ought to decrease the drivenness [sic] of our lives, not make it worse" (p.
2013) explained that six different significant factors namely efficiency, entertainment, community drivenness, privacy, user friendliness, efficiency and navigability were identified to be significant for the service quality of social networking websites.
I had worked hard to achieve admission, naming what I now know to be a full-blown propensity toward anxiety about my worth as drivenness and harnessing it into academic accomplishment and dedication.
Doty rejects that distinction because it leads to a life entirely divorced from God and from morals that results in a drivenness for profit and a disinterest in helping others.
This structure of drivenness characterizes officer Miguel Masso's shooting of Blueford.
But the gift of James Jones was not for style--it was for the slow steady building of narrative, character, and theme, the narrative drivenness that creates a world for the reader to inhabit.
Coe (200) writes, "What is most laudable in our students' proficiency may in fact be a maniacal drivenness and overcompensation due to deep-seated feelings of inadequacy, anxiety, hurt, and loneliness" (p.
They defined workaholism as high work involvement and drivenness (due to inner pressures) and low enjoyment of work.
There is a certain drivenness that impels engagement, a drivenness that emanates from the Spirit.
Sensitivity, intensity, drivenness (Lovecky, 1992), and developmental asynchrony (Silverman, 1997), rather than disability or pathology or a "bad attitude," may actually be at the root of behavior problems.
In this incarnation the flow is their self-interested drivenness to create, protect, feed, love, possess, as well as to destroy.