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abient

[ ab-ee-uhnt ]
/ ˈæb i ənt /
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adjective Psychology.

tending to move away from a stimulus or situation.

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Origin of abient

<Latin abient- (stem of abiēns, present participle of abīre), equivalent to ab-ab- + -i- go + -ent--ent
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