Definition of akoluthic in English:

akoluthic

(also acolouthic, acoluthic)

adjective

  • Philosophy and Psychology. In the terminology of the German biologist Richard Wolfgang Semon (1859–1918): designating the phase following the initial excitation of a sensation; belonging or relating to such a phase.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From ancient Greek ἀκόλουθος following + -ic. In sense 1 after German akoluthisch.

Pronunciation

akoluthic

/akəˈluːθɪk/