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Definition of the adjective conative

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  1. Of or pertaining to a striving action.

Definition of the noun conative

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Specialised definition of the noun conative

Glossary of sports

used for describing behaviour that is based on willpower or the drive to succeed (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

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Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Advertising (2014)

by Robert E Stevens, David L Loudon, Kenneth E. Clow, Donald Baack

Message strategies can be divided intofour types: cognitive, affective, conative, and brand. Actioninducing message strategies area subgroup of conative ...

Google previewThe Advanced Dictionary of Marketing (2008)

Putting Theory to Use by Scott Dacko

the term conative is used in characterizing action that is inclined, attempted, or undertaken by an individual. Loyalty to a ...

Google previewA Student's Dictionary of Psychology and Neuroscience (2017)

by Dr Nicky Hayes, Peter Stratton

Conative means 'to do with will and intention', and as such is a fourth domain. In many ways, this represents a seriously neglected area of human psychology. conative domain The domain of human personality or human nature that is ...

Google previewDictionary of Critical Realism (2015)

by Mervyn Hartwig

wants are rationally assessable, causally efficacious beliefs, dependent on the conative component of ACTION (DESIRE + an AGONISTIC element [amotivation/ drive«]). To be construedas (exercised) dispositions (TENDENCIES 2 ) to act ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)

by Katie Wales

CONATIVE FUNCTION Many literary and stylistic studies generally count word frequencies, for example, in order to establish deviations from the norm, or to verify intuitions about foregrounding. In studies of genre, statistical variation of key ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Church and Religious Organization Marketing (2013)

by Robert E Stevens, David L Loudon, Henry Cole, Bruce Wrenn

Specifically, attitudes consist of three components—affective, cognitive, and conative—and any measures of attitudes should include questions that measure all three parts. The affective component involves feelings, the cognitive involves ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy, 4 Volume Set (2016)

by Robert T. Craig

Receiver [conative] Contact [phatic] Code [metalingual] the linguistic codes of a particular language or other systems of signification such as the visual codes of images or body language.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Relations (2013)

by Robert L. Heath

In 1997, cognitive psychologists Richard Snow and Douglas Jackson placed conation between cognitive and affective domains, with motivation and volition constituting the conative domain. Motivation can involve achieving human needs ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Psychological Terms (1994)

by J. C. Banerjee

It is in this sense that willing is treated as one of the three ultimate functions of conative activity of the mind. In the narrow sense it means only voluntary action. Conative activity may again be divided into intellectual and motor. Conative activity ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1N1A1T1I1V4E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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