ACQUIRED By N., Sam M.S. - 39 adjective. Expressing a reply, form of conduct, concept, or data that has been discovered or even created based on experiences instead of being natural. ACQUIRED: "Marybeth acquired a lot of her knowledge about the nursing profession throughout her years of experience being an EMT." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Dissociative Identity Disorder JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method PARAMNESIA Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ACQUIRED," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acquired/ (accessed August 16, 2022).