- a. tending to turn away or remove an organism from a stimulus or situation;Psychology, turning away or avoiding, as of an answer.
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abient — /ab ee euhnt/, adj. Psychol. tending to move away from a stimulus or situation. Cf. adient. [ < L abient (s. of abiens, prp. of abire), equiv. to ab AB + i go + ent ENT] * * * … Universalium
abient — ab·i·ent ab ē ənt adj characterized by avoidance or withdrawal <an abient response> compare ADIENT * * * ab·i·ent (abґe ənt) avoiding the source of stimulation; said of a response to a stimulus. Cf. adient … Medical dictionary
abient — adj. [L. abire, to depart] Avoiding or turning away from a source of stimulation; see adient … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
abient — adjective Of or pertaining to abience Syn: avoidant Ant: adient … Wiktionary
abient — Ã¦bÉª ent adj. tending to remove an organism from a stimulus or situation (Psychology) … English contemporary dictionary
abient — ab·i·ent … English syllables
abient — adjective characterized by avoidance or withdrawal • Ant: ↑adient • Pertains to noun: ↑abience • Derivationally related forms: ↑abience • Topics: ↑psychology, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
adient — ad·i·ent ənt adj characterized by adience <adient behavior> compare ABIENT * * * ad·i·ent (adґe ənt) tending toward the source of stimulation; positive. Cf. abient … Medical dictionary
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adient — adj. [L. adire, to approach] Turning toward or approaching a source of stimulation; see abient … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology