Definition of adient in English:

adient

adjective

Psychology
  • Exhibiting, involving, or relating to a tendency to seek out or maximize the impact of a stimulus. Opposed to abient.

    abient

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Child Study. From classical Latin adient-, adiens, present participle of adīre to approach from ad- + īre to go.

Pronunciation:

adient

/ˈadɪənt/