Lazy vs Motivated - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between lazy and motivated
is that lazy
is while motivated
As an adjective motivated is
enthusiastic, especially about striving toward a goal.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Unwilling to do work or make an effort.
Requiring little or no effort.
Relaxed or leisurely.
(label) Of an eye, squinting because of a weakness of the eye muscles.
(label) Turned so that the letter is horizontal instead of vertical.
(label) Employing lazy evaluation; not calculating results until they are immediately required.
- (Ben Jonson)
* Nouns to which "lazy" is often applied: person, man, woman, bastard, morning, day, time, way.
* (unwilling to work) bone-idle, idle, indolent, slothful, work-shy
* See also
* lazy evaluation
* lazy eye
* lazy Susan
Enthusiastic, especially about striving toward a goal.
* 2001 , Norman E. Wallen, Jack R. Fraenkel, Educational Research: A Guide to the Process ,
- We're looking for a highly motivated individual who will fit into our fast-paced corporate culture.
* 2009 , J. Dan Rothwell, In Mixed Company: Communicating in Small Groups and Teams ,
- It seems reasonable to assume that academically able students are more motivated' toward academic activities than those less able, and that students from higher socioeconomic levels are more ' motivated toward school than those from lower socioeconomic levels.
* 2010 , Leif H. Smith, Todd M. Kays, Sports Psychology for Dummies ,
- In every instance, she has expressed enormous frustration with social loafers—virtual group members whose lackluster motivation leaves the bulk of group projects to members who are more motivated to excel.
- As an athlete, you'll feel more motivated when you're confident in your skill set and believe in your ability to continue to improve.