agentic

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Etymology[edit]

agent +‎ -ic

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  • IPA(key): /eɪ.ˈdʒən.tɪk/, /ə.ˈdʒən.tɪk/

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agentic (comparative more agentic, superlative most agentic)

  1. That behaves like an agent, assuming no responsibility for actions or their consequences, only following the orders of someone in authority.
  2. (psychology, by extension, of a psychological state of a person) that obeys authority (introduced in Milgram's theory).
    Most individuals can be easily triggered to enter, and be comfortable in the agentic state.

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