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48 Nouns That Start With MOT

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Word Definitions Synonyms
mot (noun) a clever remark Synonyms: bon mot
mote (noun) (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything Synonyms: molecule, particle, speck, corpuscle, atom
motel (noun) a motor hotel
motet (noun) an unaccompanied choral composition with sacred lyrics; intended to be sung as part of a church service; originated in the 13th century
moth (noun) typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
mothball (noun) a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing Synonyms: camphor ball
mother (noun) a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother) Synonyms: female parent
(noun) a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar
(noun) a term of address for an elderly woman
(noun) a term of address for a mother superior
(noun) a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation
motherese (noun) an adult's imitation of the speech of a young child Synonyms: baby talk, babytalk
motherfucker (noun) insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous Synonyms: prick, shit, bastard, asshole, mother fucker, dickhead, whoreson, SOB, son of a bitch, cocksucker
motherhood (noun) the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother Synonyms: maternity
motherland (noun) the country where you were born Synonyms: native land, homeland, mother country, country of origin, fatherland
motherliness (noun) the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother Synonyms: maternalism, maternity, maternal quality
motherwort (noun) bitter Old World herb of hedgerows and woodland margins having toothed leaves and white or pale pink flowers Synonyms: Leonurus cardiaca
motif (noun) a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration Synonyms: motive
(noun) a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music Synonyms: motive
(noun) a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work Synonyms: theme
motile (noun) one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
motilin (noun) a gastrointestinal hormone that apparently participates in controlling smooth muscle contractions in the stomach and small intestine
motility (noun) ability to move spontaneously and independently
(noun) a change of position that does not entail a change of location Synonyms: motion, movement, move
motion (noun) the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals Synonyms: gesture
(noun) a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something Synonyms: movement
(noun) a change of position that does not entail a change of location Synonyms: movement, motility, move
(noun) a state of change
(noun) a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote Synonyms: question
(noun) the act of changing location from one place to another Synonyms: movement, move
(noun) an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object Synonyms: movement, apparent motion, apparent movement
motionlessness (noun) a state of no motion or movement Synonyms: stillness, lifelessness
motivating (noun) the act of motivating; providing incentive Synonyms: motivation
motivation (noun) the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior Synonyms: motive, need
(noun) the condition of being motivated
(noun) the act of motivating; providing incentive Synonyms: motivating
motivator (noun) a positive motivational influence Synonyms: inducement, incentive
motive (noun) the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior Synonyms: motivation, need
(noun) a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music Synonyms: motif
(noun) a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration Synonyms: motif
motivity (noun) the power or ability to move Synonyms: locomotion, motive power
motley (noun) a collection containing a variety of sorts of things Synonyms: mixture, assortment, variety, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord
(noun) a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)
(noun) a multicolored woolen fabric woven of mixed threads in 14th to 17th century England
motmot (noun) tropical American bird resembling a blue jay and having greenish and bluish plumage Synonyms: momot
motoneuron (noun) a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord Synonyms: motor nerve fiber, motor neuron, efferent neuron
motor (noun) machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
(noun) a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
motorbike (noun) small motorcycle with a low frame and small wheels and elevated handlebars Synonyms: minibike
motorboat (noun) a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine Synonyms: powerboat
motorbus (noun) a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport Synonyms: bus, jitney, motorcoach, double-decker, passenger vehicle, omnibus, charabanc, coach, autobus
motorcade (noun) a procession of people traveling in motor cars
motorcar (noun) a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine Synonyms: machine, car, auto, automobile
motorcoach (noun) a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport Synonyms: bus, jitney, motorbus, double-decker, passenger vehicle, omnibus, charabanc, coach, autobus
motorcycle (noun) a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame Synonyms: bike
motorcycling (noun) riding a motorcycle
motorcyclist (noun) a traveler who rides a motorcycle
motoring (noun) the act of driving an automobile
motorisation (noun) the act of motorizing (equipping with motors or with motor vehicles) Synonyms: motorization
motorist (noun) someone who drives (or travels in) an automobile Synonyms: automobilist
motorization (noun) the act of motorizing (equipping with motors or with motor vehicles) Synonyms: motorisation
motorman (noun) the operator of streetcar
motormouth (noun) someone who talks incessantly
motortruck (noun) an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling Synonyms: truck
motorway (noun) a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic Synonyms: pike, expressway, state highway, superhighway, freeway, throughway, thruway
mottle (noun) an irregular arrangement of patches of color
mottling (noun) the act of coloring with areas of different shades
motto (noun) a favorite saying of a group, organization or individual Synonyms: shibboleth, slogan, catchword

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