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Motivation vs Disposition - What's the difference?

motivation | disposition |

As nouns the difference between motivation and disposition

is that motivation is (label) motivation while disposition is disposal.



(en noun)
  • Willingness of action especially in behavior
  • The action of motivating.
  • Something which motivates.
  • An incentive or reason for doing something.
  • (advertising) a research rating that measures how the rational and emotional elements of a commercial affect consumer intention to consider, visit, or buy something.
  • The motivation scores showed that 65% of people wanted to visit our website to learn more about the offer after watching the commercial.

    Derived terms

    * intrinsic motivation * extrinsic motivation


    * (sense) The Advertising Research Handbook Charles E. Young, Ideas in Flight, Seattle, WA, April 2005 ----




    (en noun)
  • The arrangement or placement of certain things.
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  • Tendency or inclination under given circumstances.
  • Temperamental makeup or habitual mood.
  • *
  • He was, indeed, a lad of a remarkable disposition ; sober, discreet, and pious beyond his age...
  • Control over something.
  • (label) Transfer or relinquishment to the care or possession of another.
  • (label) Final decision or settlement.
  • (label) The destination of a patient after medical treatment such as surgery.
  • (label) The set of choirs of strings on a harpsichord.
  • Derived terms

    * dispositional * ambulatory disposition * disposition hearing * testamentary disposition


    (en verb)
  • To remove or place in a different position.