Motile vs Motivity - What's the difference?

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Motile is a related term of motivity.


As an adjective motile

is (biology) having the power to move spontaneously.

As a noun motivity is

the power or ability to move.

motile

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (biology) having the power to move spontaneously
  • * {{quote-book
  • , date = 1993-05-06 , title = A Dead Man in Deptford , first = Anthony , last = Burgess , authorlink = Anthony Burgess , location = London , publisher = Hutchinson , isbn = 9780091779771 , ol = 1047075M , passage = It seemed to him that, if there were a Holy Trinity as the churches taught, this must be unified through a manner of capillary action, Father merging into Son and both into Holy Ghost. So God is motile as the blood is. }}
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  • (psychology) of or relating to those mental images that arise from the sensations of bodily movement and position
  • Antonyms

    * sessile

    motivity

    English

    Noun

  • The power or ability to move
  • Synonyms

    * locomotion