dishabituate

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Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ habituate

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Verb[edit]

dishabituate (third-person singular simple present dishabituates, present participle dishabituating, simple past and past participle dishabituated)

  1. (intransitive) To respond (to a stimulus) with dishabituation.
    • 2008 January 8, John E. Sarnecki, “Sortals for Dummies”, Erkenntnis, volume 69, number 2, DOI:10.1007/s10670-007-9094-6: 
      Separate experiments show that infants habituated to repeated occurrences of one object will dishabituate to the presentation of a new object (Xu and Carey 1996 , p. 136).