# Rational vs Motivation - What's the difference?

rational | motivation |

## As nouns the difference between

is that

## As an adjective

is capable of reasoning.

Capable of reasoning.
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Logically sound; not contradictory or otherwise absurd.
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(mathematics) A rational number: a number that can be expressed as the quotient of two integers.
A rational being.
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.

## As nouns the difference between **rational** and **motivation**

is that **rational**is a rational number: a number that can be expressed as the quotient of two integers while

**motivation**is willingness of action especially in behavior.

## As an adjective **rational**

is capable of reasoning. # rational

## English

### Alternative forms

* rationall (*obsolete*)

### Etymology 1

From (*etyl*) rationel, rational, from (

*etyl*)

#### Adjective

(*en adjective*)

*label*) Healthy or balanced intellectually; exhibiting reasonableness.

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**rational**practitioner of cold and pure reason. The architect of modern science was himself not very modern. He was obsessed with alchemy.}}

*¾ is a***rational**number, but ?2 is an irrational number.

*label*) Expressing the type, structure, relations, and reactions of a compound; graphic; said of formulae.

##### Antonyms

* (*reasonable*) absurd, irrational, nonsensical * (

*capable of reasoning*) arational, irrational, non-rational * (

*number theory*) irrational

### Etymology 2

From (*etyl*) rational, from , for which see the first etymology.

#### Noun

(*en noun*)

*The quotient of two***rationals''' is again a '''rational**.

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*Young*)

### References

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*# motivation

## English

(*wikipedia motivation*)

### Noun

(*en noun*)

*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### References

* (*sense*)

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