Derived from the name of the Russian physiologist, psychologist, and physician Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (1849-1936).
Adjective Pavlovian (not comparable) Of or relating to the theories of the Russian physiologist, psychologist, and physician Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, especially those related to behavioral conditioning. 2012 May 20, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Marge Gets A Job” (season 4, episode 7; originally aired 11/05/1992)”, The Onion AV Club: A mere glance at the plot descriptions of the show’s fourth season is enough to induce Pavlovian giggle fits and shivers of joy.
See a mistake? Help us improve the quality of the definitions. It's fast and easy - simply click the edit icons and follow the prompts. Thank you for your help!
Visitors are welcome to help us expand the meaning of Pavlovian. Fill in the form below to add your definition, example or comment.
Prove you are not a machineEnter the code
Other words similar to Pavlovian can be found below:
Thank you for visiting international-dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with over 200,000 definitions of words and phrases. You are visitor 12 on this page. Please help us expand the meaning of Pavlovian by providing an alternate definition or example above. Please add comments to help us improve the site. There are 2 Categories for this word. This is word 181307 in our dictionary.