Nouns denoting goals

abience
(psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object
 
deterrence
a negative motivational influence
 
scruples
motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
 
wee small voice
an inner voice that judges your behavior
 
egomania
an intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs
 
morality
motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
 
mania
an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
 
libidinal energy
(psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido
 
logorrhea
pathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking
 
signal
any incitement to action
 
adience
(psychology) an urge to accept or approach a situation or an object
 
motivator
a positive motivational influence
 
cathexis
(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
 
agromania
an intense desire to be alone or out in the open
 
kleptomania
an irresistible impulse to steal in the absence of any economic motive
 
irrational impulse
a strong spontaneous and irrational motivation
 
wanderlust
very strong or irresistible impulse to travel
 
urge
an instinctive motive
 
life
a motive for living
 
pyromania
an uncontrollable desire to set fire to things
 
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