adient

[ad-ee-uh nt]

adjective Psychology.

tending to move toward a stimulus.

Compare abient.

Origin of adient

< Latin adient- (stem of adiēns approaching, present participle of adīre), equivalent to ad- ad- + -i- go + -ent- -ent
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