Definition of idiothetic in US English:

idiothetic

adjective

Psychology
  • Designating or relating to that awareness of the body's location in space which is derived by reference to previous orientations and movements, rather than to external stimuli.

Origin

1970s. From idio- + -thetic.

Pronunciation

idiothetic

/ˌɪdɪəˈθɛtɪk/