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Designating a response of withdrawal from or avoidance of a stimulus; characterized by or exhibiting such a response; avoidant. Opposed to adient.
1930s; earliest use found in Edwin Holt (1873–1946). From classical Latin abient-, abiēns, present participle of abīre to depart from ab- + īre to go.
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