Definition of Motions

1. Noun. (plural of motion) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of motion) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Motions

1. motion [v] - See also: motion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Motions

motion of no confidence
motion perception
motion picture
motion pictures
motion sickness
motion study
motional
motionally
motioned
motioner
motioners
motioning
motionless
motionlessly
motionlessness
motions (current term)
motis
motivate
motivated
motivates
motivating
motivation
motivational
motivationally
motivationless
motivations
motivative
motivative(a)
motivator
motivators

Literary usage of Motions

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1. Leviathan ; Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall by Thomas Hobbes, Alfred Rayney Waller (1904)
"Of the Interiour Beginnings of Voluntary motions i commonly called the PASSIONS. And the Speeches by which they are expressed. Vitall and life; such as are ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"THERE be in animals two sorts of ' motions' peculiar to them: one called ' vital,' begun in generation, and continued without interruption through their ..."

3. Astronomy by Simon Newcomb, Edward Singleton Holden (1883)
"These motions are, for the most part, so slow that it would require ... They are called proper motions, since they are peculiar to the star itself. ..."

4. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"And increasing definiteness of the parts implies increasing definiteness of their motions. In short, the rhythmical actions going on in each aggregate, ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1903)
"Our own decisions require, as prerequisites for such motions, whether made below or in this court, that it shall appear by affidavit (1) that the witness ..."

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