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Motivation vs Excitement - What's the difference?

motivation | excitement |

As nouns the difference between motivation and excitement

is that motivation is (label) motivation while excitement is (uncountable) the state of being excited (emotionally aroused).



(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 ----




  • (uncountable) the state of being excited (emotionally aroused).
  • * E.A. Poe, '' The unparalelled adventure of one Hans Pfaal':
  • By late accounts from Rotterdam, that city seems to be in a high state of philosophical excitement .
  • (countable) something that excites.