ACQUIRED By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 ACQUISITION ACQUIRED RESPONSE ACQUIRED DISTINCTIVENESS OF CUES MATHEMATICAL ABILITY FREUDIAN THEORY OF PERSONALITY SOFT DATA PARALLEL DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING (PDP) DISJUNCTIVE CONCEPT NONMONOTONIC LOGIC L DATA Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ACQUIRED," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acquired/ (accessed January 22, 2018).