unmotivated


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un·mo·ti·vat·ed

 (ŭn-mō′tə-vā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having no incentive or interest: unmotivated students.
2. Having no clear motive or reason: an unmotivated plot twist.

unmotivated

(ʌnˈməʊtɪveɪtɪd)
adj
1. lacking motivation
2. without provocation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unmotivated - without motivationunmotivated - without motivation      
unintended - not deliberate
motivated - provided with a motive or given incentive for action; "a highly motivated child can learn almost anything"; "a group of politically motivated men"
Translations

unmotivated

[ˈʌnˈməʊtɪveɪtɪd] ADJsin motivo, inmotivado

unmotivated

adjunmotiviert; attack alsogrundlos

unmotivated

[ʌnˈməʊtɪˌveɪtɪd] adjimmotivato/a
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