動機, どうき

  • dōki
JLPT 1

Definition of 動機,どうき

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • motive
  • incentive
  • motif

Examples of 動機,どうき in a Sentence

I was distrustful of his motives.
Reflect on your own motives when making a decision.
She is acting from some selfish motive.
In religion there are the two great motives of fear and love.
殺人動機
What's his motive for committing murder?
彼女どうしてその犯罪に及んだいう動機については、いまだによくわりません。
They still haven't been able to work out quite what her motive was for resorting to crime.
These days, the motive for marriage is not necessarily pure.
近ごろは、結婚の動機必ずしも純粋とは限らない例えばジェニファー見てごらんよ。
These days, the motive for marriage is not necessarily pure. Take Jennifer for example.
Nobody likes to have his true motive doubted.
がその放火した動機であった
What was his motive for setting the house on fire?
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