Definition of actuated:
It may, indeed, be surmised that if the shawl was not worth more than an imaginable reward for its restoration he was actuated by self- interest, but this is a view of our common nature which I will not take.- "London Films", W.D. Howells.
They were impressed with the belief that only hostile sentiments actuated Southern white men, and, therefore, the proper policy was to confer political power upon the negroes, and in that way establish a new system of rule and social life in the Southern States lately in revolt.- "School History of North Carolina", John W. Moore.
- "The Green Mummy", Fergus Hume.