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adient

[ ad-ee-uhnt ]
/ ˌæd i ənt /
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adjective Psychology.
tending to move toward a stimulus.
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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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