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abient

[ab-ee-uh nt] /ˈæb i ənt/
adjective, Psychology
1.
tending to move away from a stimulus or situation.
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Origin
< Latin abient- (stem of abiēns, present participle of abīre), equivalent to ab- ab- + -i- go + -ent- -ent
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