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motivation

 an internal state that arouses,drives and directs behaviour, that have been accounted for by physiological explanations(e.g. internal drives such as hunger), behavioural explanations and psychological explanations(e.g. for complex human behaviours, such as the need for achievement).

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July 25th 2021

sentience

the quality or state of beingsentient; consciousness; Feeling as distinguished from perception or thought.