conative


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conative

 [kon´ah-tiv]
pertaining to the basic strivings of a person, as expressed in his behavior and actions.

co·na·tive

(kon'ă-tiv),
Pertaining to, or characterized by, conation.

co·na·tive

(kon'ă-tiv)
Pertaining to, or characterized by, conation.
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And second-person poetry, by appealing directly to the recipient, favours the conative function.
11) This appears to be true of conative attitudes generally (Woods 2014).
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After the formation of affective and perceptual components, the conative component is happening, or the travel decision is made (Crompton, 1979; Echtner, Ritchie, 1993; Freire, 2002).
The concept of sport is attributed numerous functions, more significantly: conative function (satisfaction of the desire to move, to act), competition function (stimulation and satisfaction of the desire to compete), performance maximizing function (performance capacity development in a biological, psychological and social scheme), social function (integration, social assertion, communication, emulation - also comprising the national identity representation, cultural and economic functions).
Prin intermediul retoricii este posibil ca discursul unei personalitati politice sa capete putere persuasiva si, datorita tranzitivitatii sale conative fata de destinatar, sa explice relevanta sa pentru discursul politic--ce se caracterizeaza printr-o valenta multidisciplinara--si pentru limbaj.
New approaches have emerged which consider that loyalty is formed, in addition to repeat purchase behaviour, from a whole range of psychological (decision-making, evaluation) factors of a cognitive, emotional or conative nature.
According to this model, we take (rational) decisions based on beliefs and desires, which amounts to saying that a decision is caused by antecedent states of the agent, in particular on cognitive and conative states (desires, tendencies, etc.
The attitude of the Present is either conative or perceptive.
Lehtinen examines the conative and habitual meanings of frequentative derivations in more detail as well as the connotation of deminutivity in momentative derivations.
The recent article by Basu and Palazzo (2008) is one of the rare few that go further in this direction, considering internal and external influences, proposing a group of cognitive, linguistic and conative dimensions in order to identify an organization's intrinsic orientation toward the adoption of CSR (Table 2).
It must be learned in a way that is intentional and conative,31 and it must be supported by a culture that values critical thinking.