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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Strongly motivated to succeed; Urged or forced to action through moral pressure; Compelled forcibly by an outside agency.

Usage examples (36)
  • The human mind is as driven to understand as the body is driven to survive.
  • "British commerce would be driven from the ocean."
  • York had been Penn's friend, was driven from the throne.
  • Getes were finally driven from the kingdom of Transoxiana. for more
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  • They were "driven" (compulsive) to make this another "drive-in" (a store or movie that permits customers to enter while remaining in their cars) on their list of places visited.
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