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Definition of the noun abience

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noun - plural: -

  1. (psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object

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  1. withdrawal from, or avoidance of a stimulus

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Google previewPersonality Theories (2015)

Development, Growth, and Diversity by Bem P. Allen

Abience is the name given to the negative needpromoting vectors that describe movements away from objects and people. Ability trait is reflected in the kind of “ response to the complexity of a situation, [that is selected after] the individual is ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

abience, n. abiogenesis [Gk, a + bios, not life, genein, to produce], spontaneous generation; the idea that life can originate from inorganic, inanimate matter. Compare biogenesis. —abiogenetic, adj. abiosis/abމƝāǀމsis/[Gk, a + bios not life], ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

abience, n.

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

abience. Withdrawal behaviour. ability. A person's current capacity to perform a task. Contrast APTITUDE. ablation.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

abience Movement away from a stimulus. Compare ADIENCE. abient behavior (E. Holt) Avoidant action that moves an organism away from noxious stimuli. Also known as abient drive/response. Compare ADIENT BEHAVIOR.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

abience. 1: the tendency to avoid or withdraw from the ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

by Thomas Sheridan

not later than, noting time; befide, noting passage; near to, in resence, noting proximity; before imself, it notes the abience of all others; it is the solemn form of swearing; at hand; it is used in forms of obtesting; by proxy of; noting substitution.

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ABIENCE Noun. (Latin, abire = to depart. PL, Abiences.) An avoidance reaction to a stimulus. Avoiding reaction. Cf. Adience. ABIENT Adj. (Latin, abire= to depart. ) Concerning avoidance of a source of stimulation. Cf. Adient. Rel. Taxis.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

abience, n. ability /əbil′′itē/, the capacity to act in a specified way because of the possession of appropriate sensory, motor, and life skills coupled with the mental or physical fitness necessary to become proficient. AbioCor, an implantable ...

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